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Hadassah University Medical Center

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Jerusalem, Israel

Dr. Yigal Shoshan, MD

Dr. Yigal Shoshan, MD

Hadassah University Medical Center
Speciality Neurosurgery
Languages English, Hebrew
Graduated 1987 (29 years since graduation)
Education MD Cum-Laude from the Israel Institution of Technology Medical School, 1987
Professional Experience Neurosurgery Residency, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, 1989-1995

Staff Neurosurgeon, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem since 1995

Lecturer in Neurosurgery, Hebrew University Medical School, since 1995

Research Fellow, The Molecular Genetic Center at the Lerner Research Institution of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 1997

Research Fellow, Department of Neurosciences at the Lerner Research Institution of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 1998

Clinical Fellow, Neuro-oncology/stereotactic & Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Department of neurological surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, 1998-1999

Visiting Professor at the LINAC - based Radiosurgery unit in New Jersey state University Hospital, (UMDNJ), 2000

•Safety of perioperative minidose heparin in brain tumor surgery: a prospective, randomized, double-masked Phase II study. Co-investigator

• The Ciba-Geigy Head Injury Trial with CGS-19755 (Selfotel). Co- investigator

• The International Blood Brain Barrier Disruption Program. Co-investigator

• Safety evaluation of a single IV dose of Dexanabinol (HU 211) in patients suffering from severe head injury – National multicenter Phase II study (Pharmos Corporation). Principal investigator.

• Efficacy and safety evaluation of a single IV dose of Dexanabinol (HU 211) in patients suffering from sever head injury – International multicenter Phase III study, (Pharmos Corporation). Principal investigator.

1993-4 Neurooncology laboratory - "The effect of super oxide dismutase on peritumoral brain edema in rat brain tumor model ”with Prof. Tali Siegal.
Memberships • Israeli Medical Association since 1989

• Israeli Neurosurgical Society since 1995

• Israeli Neurotrauma Society since 1995

• Israeli Surgical Society since 1996

• Israeli Neurosciences Society since 1997

• The American Association of Neurological Surgeon (AANS) since 1999

• The Congress of Neurological Surgeon (CNS) since 1999

• The Tumor Section of the AANS since 1999

• The Society for Neuro-Oncology since 2002

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