David Limbrick, co-authors win CNS Paper of the Year Award

David Limbrick, MD, professor of neurological surgery and neurosurgeon-in-chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, was senior author of a paper that won the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and NEUROSURGERY® Paper of the year award in Pediatrics. The paper will be recognized at the CNS 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston on October 7-11, 2017.

The goal of the paper, published in the January 2017 issue of NEUROSURGERY®, was to explore the diagnostic ability of cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers for posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus. The full citation is:

Lumbar Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers of Posthemorrhagic Hydrocephalus of Prematurity: Amyloid Precursor Protein, Soluble Amyloid Precursor Protein α, and L1 Cell Adhesion Molecule.

Diego M. Morales, MS  Shawgi A. Silver, BA  Clinton D. Morgan, MD  Deanna Mercer, BA Terri E. Inder, MD, MB, ChB  David M. Holtzman, MD  Michael J. Wallendorf, PhD Rakesh Rao, MD  James P. McAllister, PhD  David D. Limbrick, Jr, MD, PhD
Neurosurgery (2017) 80 (1): 82-90.