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E. Francois  Aldrich
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E. Francois Aldrich M.B.,Ch.B.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Neurosurgery
Additional Title(s): Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery, University of Maryland Medical System; Medical Director, Neurological Surgery Intensive Care Unit, University of Maryland Medical System
FAldrich@Smail.umaryland.edu
Location: UMH S12D
Phone: (410) 328-0937

Personal History:

Dr. Aldrich's areas of interest include cerebrovascular surgery, brain and pituitary tumor surgery, cervical spine surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery and general neurosurgery.

Education

  • Basic Sciences, University of the Orange Free State, R.S.A. 1970-1971
  • M.B.Ch.B., Faculty of Medicine, University of the Orange Free State, R.S.A. 1972-1976
  • FCS Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the Orange Free State, R.S.A. 1980-1983
  • MMed, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the Orange Free State, R.S.A. 1984

Professional Experience

  • Consultant/Lecturer, Department of Neurosurgery, University of the Orange Free State and Bloemfontein Academic Hospitals, R.S.A. 1984-1987
  • Assistant Professor, Division of Neurosurgery,University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 1987-1992
  • Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 1992-1993
  • Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery,University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 1993-Present

Research Interests:

  • Principal Investigator: A Phase IIb, Multi-Center, International, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Dose-Finding Study for the Prevention of Cerebral Vasospasm after Aneurismal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (aSAH) by Intravenous Administration of Clazosentan, a Selective Endothelin A (ETA) Receptor Antagonist Protocol AC-054-201 Conscious Study Actelion Clinical Operations, 2005 - Present
  • Principal Investigator: Minimal Invasive Surgery Plus Rt-PA for ICH Evaluation: NIH/JHI, 2005 - Present
  • Principal Investigator: Phase II Randomized Pharmacokinetic, Dose Finding and Dose Frequency Determination: NIH/JHI, 2005 - Present
  • Principal Investigator: Familiar Intracranial Aneurysm Study: NIH Phase II – Complete; Phase III 2002 - Present

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Association of Neurological Surgeons
    of South Africa
  • Spine Section of the Joint Section of Disorders of the Spine and Peripheral Nerves of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Medical Association of South Africa

Medical Licensures:

  • Maryland
  • Texas
  • South Africa Medical and Dental Councils

Publications:

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