Disclosures

The AANS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempts to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information.

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), all faculty, planners of educational content and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) are asked to disclose any relationship they have with commercial interests which may be related to the content of their lecture. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that create a conflict of interest.

Faculty, planners of educational content and staff (and the significant others of those mentioned) who have disclosed a relationship* with commercial interests whose products may have a relevance to their presentation are listed below.

Planners, faculty and any other individuals in control of content not listed have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity.

*Relationship refers to receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or any other relationship to a commercial company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure.

Philipp R. Aldana, MD, FAANS
Neurosurgery Outreach FoundationBoard, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position that could affect an entities' finances


Allyson L. Alexander, MD PhD
AllscriptsStock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.)
Practice Fusion, a subsidiary of AllscriptsEmployee (any industry)


Michael E. Berens, PhD
Stingray TherapeuticsConsultant Fees, Other Financial Support
TargepeuticsConsultant Fees, Grants/Research Support
ReglageneGrants/Research Support
Codiak BioConsultant Fees


Samuel R. Browd, MD, PhD, FAANS
Aqueduct Neurosciences, Inc.Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.)
Navisonics, Inc.Board, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity, Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.)
VicisStock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.)
Therma NeurosciencesStock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.)
MDMetrixOther Financial Support
eLoupes, Inc.Stock Shareholder (purchased direct, i.e. not through Mutual Fund, retirement package, etc.)


Steven W. Hwang, MD, FAANS
Zimmer-Biomet, Depuy-SynthesSpeaker's Bureau


George M. Ibrahim, MD, FAANS
LivaNova IncGrants/Research Support


James M. Johnston, Jr., MD, FAANS
CNine Biosolutions, LLCBoard, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity


David Delmar Limbrick, Jr., MD, PhD, FAANS
Microbot Medical, Inc.Grants/Research Support
Medtronic, Inc.Grants/Research Support


James (Pat) Patterson McAllister II, PhD
Hydrocephalus AssociationBoard, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity, Grants/Research Support, Other Financial Support
National Institutes of HealthBoard, Trustee, Officer, Leadership position specifically with a neurosurgical or medical-related associated, non-profit or similar entity
Microbot Medical, Inc.Grants/Research Support
Rhaeos, Inc.Grants/Research Support
FreeFlow, IncGrants/Research Support
Grant - Industry Research Support


Jamal McClendon, Jr., MD
ElsevierOther Financial Support


Brandon G. Rocque, MD, MS, FAANS
GenentechConsultant Fees, Gifts: Merchandise, Entertainment, Travel, etc., Grants/Research Support
PfizerConsultant Fees, Gifts: Merchandise, Entertainment, Travel, etc., Grants/Research Support
CareviveGrants/Research Support


Marion L. Walker, MD, FAANS(L)
Medtronic CSF TherapiesConsultant Fees, Honorarium
None