The PNA Mourns the Loss of Dr. Charles Wilson

The PNA is sad to announce the passing of one of the great pituitary neurosurgeons of our time, Dr. Charles Wilson, who recently passed away at age 88. Dr. Wilson practiced at UC San Francisco for 34 years, retiring in 2002. He pioneered transsphenoidal surgery, where doctors remove a tumor through the nasal cavity, thus greatly reducing recovery time. Dr. Wilson was a very good friend to the PNA and we send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. We refer you to a comprehensive obituary published in the New York Times.

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PNA Spotlight: Dr. Nathan Zwagerman

Zwagermann Nathan 17 WEB 242x339Dr. Zwagerman is a Professor of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He did his undergraduate work in psychology at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He earned his medical degree at Wayne State University in Detroit. He did his fellowship in endoscopic and open cranial base surgery, and then his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He was kind enough to answer some questions from the PNA; here are his responses.

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