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Curtis N Nelson
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Curtis N Nelson M.D., Ph.D.

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Neurosurgery
cn@goeaston.net
Location: UMH S12D
Phone: (410) 328-6034

Personal History:

Education
• B.S.E., Princeton University, Electrical Engineering, 1963
 
• Ph.D., University of Rochester, Physiology, 1970

• M.D., University of Rochester, with Honor and Distinction in Research, 1972

Internship
• Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, Hanover, NH, Surgery ,1972-1973

Residency
• Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, Neurosurgery, 1973-1978

Postdoctoral
• NINDS, Washington, DC, Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, 1970

Research
• Research Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology , 1975-1976

• Assistant Professor, Center for Brain Research, University of Rochester, 1981-1983 

Research Interests:

Dr. Nelson is a board-certified neurosurgeon with special interests in the surgical treatment of acoustic nerve tumors, pituitary tumors, facial pain and disorders for the cervical and lumbar spine.

Publications:

D.L. Shrier, D. Melville, J. Qian, D. Miller, C. Nelson, W. Pilcher, and J Powers: Fibroosseous lesions involving the brain: MRI – Diagnostic Neuroradiology (1999) 41: 18-21
 
Manzione JV, Kido DK, Dutchre PO, Nelson CN, Wayman J, Ekholm SE, Ketonen LM. The clinical Efficay of the 7th-8th Nerve Complex Sign in the Diagnosis of Acoustic Neuromas and The Influence of Gd-DPTA enhanced MRI Scans o Ptient Management. In preparation for AJNR, 1989.
 
W.C. Welch, M. McBride, D. Kido, and C.N. Nelson. Moya Moya Disease in an Infant with Autonomic Dysfunction: Angiograhic an MRI Findings. Journal of Child Neurology Vol 3: 110-113, April, 1988.
 
K.W. Swann, R.C. Heros, G. Debrun, and C.N. Nelson. Inadvertent middle cerebral artery embolism by a detachable balloon: management by embolectomy. J. Neurosurg 64:309-312, 1986.
 
R.L. James, G. Arsenis, M. Stoller, C. Nelson, and D. Baran: Hypophyseal Metatasus of Renal Cell Carcinoma and Pituitary Adenoma – A Case Report and Review of the Literature. A. J Med, 1984.
 
J.C. Baron, R.H. Ackerman, J.A. Correia, C.N. Nelson, and J.N. Tavares: Artifactual Curves with 133-Xe Inhalation and Cerebral Blood Flow Measurement. Acta Neurol Scand, 60: Suppl 72:238-239, 1979.
 
J.C. Baron, R.H. Ackerman , J.A. Correia, C.N. Nelson, J. Chang, and J.M. Taaros: Improvement in Spatial Resolution of Xenon-133-Inhalation and Cerebral Blood Flow Measurement. Acta Neurol Scand, 60: Suppl 72: 212-213, 1979.
 
R.H. Ackerman, J.C. Correia, K.H. Chiappa, E.R. Walpow, C.N. Nelson, R.R. Young, and J.M. Tavares: Comparison of Two Mthods of Monitoring Cerebral Activity: 133-Xenon Inhalation Blood Flow Studies and Compressed pectral Analysisd of EEG. Acta Nurol candanivica, 60
 
G.J. Candia, R. C. Heros, M.H. Lavyne, N.T. Zervas, and C.N. Nelson: Effect of Intravenous Sodium Nitroprusside on Cerebral Blood Flow and Intracranial Pressure. Neurosurgery, 3:50-53, 1978.
 
C.N. Nelson, B.J. Hoffer, ad F.E. Bloom: Cytochemical and Pharmacological Studies of Plysensory Neurons in the Primate Frontal Cortex. Brain Res, 62:115-133, 1973.
 
F. E. Bloom, N-s Chu, B.J. Hoffer, C.N. Nelson, and G.R. Siggins: Studies of the Function of Central Nonadrenergic Neurons. Chemical Approaches to Brasin Function, Neurosciences Research, 5:53-72, 1973.
 
F.E. Bloom, B.J. Hoffer, C.N. Nelson, Y-s Sheu, and G.R. Siggins: The Physiology and Pharmaciology of Serotonin Mediated Synapse. Serotonin and Behavior. Academic Press (New York), pp. 249-261, 1973.
 
C.N. Nelson, B.J. Hoffer, and F.E. Bloom: Cytochemical and Pharmacological Studies on Polysensory Neurons in the Primate Frontal Cortex. Brain Res, 62:115-133, 1973.
 
C.N. Nelson and K.E. Bignall: Interactions of Sensory and Nonspecific Thalamic Inputs to Cortical Polysensory Units in the Squirrel Monkey. Ep. Neurol, 40:189-206, 1973.
 
C.R. Honig, J.L. Frierson, and C.N. Nelson: 02 Transport and V02 in Resting Muscle: Significance for Tissue-Capillary Exchange. Am J Physiol, 220:357-363, 1971.
 
C.N. Nelson and K.E. Bignall: Influence of Nonspecific Thalamic Stimulation on Polysensory Cortical Cells. Fed Proc, 28:455, 1969.
 
C.N. Nelson and E.O. Lipchik: A Computer Method for Calculation of Left Ventricular Volume from Biplane Angiocardiograms. Invest Radiol, 1:139-143, 1966.
 
W.B. Clarke, H.A. Knoll, and C.N. Nelson: A binocular Infrared Pupillograph. Arch Ophthal, 76:355-358, 1966.