Supporting the career development of young researchers has been a priority of the Hydrocephalus Association since 2009. In our next webinar, Hope in Progress: The Next Generation of Hydrocephalus Researchers, meet Dr. Ramin Eskandari and Dr. Yun Yung, two early career hydrocephalus researchers who are moving the field forward. Both Drs. Eskandari and Yung are former HA-sponsored Mentored Young Investigators who have remained committed to the hydrocephalus community. Join us to hear about their past and current research studies and what they need to move the field forward. Tune in on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 at 7:00 PM ET.
When: Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM ET.
Suggested Audience: This webinar is ideal for anyone who wants to meet two former HA-sponsored Mentored Young Investigators and learn more about the latest in hydrocephalus research.
Meet the Presenters
Ramin Eskandari, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Medical University of South Carolina
Ramin Eskandari, MD, MS was a resident neurosurgeon at the University of Utah at the time of his Mentored Young Investigator Award. He received a BS in biology from the University of Michigan, an MS in medical sciences and an MD from Wayne State University. Dr. Eskandari completed his Neurosurgery Residency at the University of Utah followed by subspecialty Fellowship training in Pediatric Neurosurgery at Stanford University. Dr. Eskandari is currently an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Yun Yung, PhD
The Scripps Research Institute
Yun Yung, PhD was a graduate student at the Scripps Research Institute at the time of his Mentored Young Investigator Award. In 2010, Yun completed his dissertation and has since been promoted from a Postdoctoral Fellow to a Research Associate. Dr. Yung received an AB in neuroscience from the University of California, Berkeley and a PhD in neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego.