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Ask the Expert – Your Questions Answered – With Dr. Neena Marupudi

Date : November 12, 2020

Location: Online

Time: 7:30PM ET

Expert Speaker: Dr. Neena Marupudi

Topic: Ask the Expert – Your Questions Answered
Please submit your questions to Dr. Marupudi will review all submitted questions and will answer as many as she can.


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Dr. Neena Marupudi

Dr. Neena Marupudi

Dr. Neena Marupudi is a pediatric neurosurgeon who has recently joined the Pediatric Neurosurgery Group at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, MI. Originally from Texas, she has done her undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University, medical school at PennState College of Medicine, Neurosurgery residency at Wayne State University & Detroit Medical Center, and finally her pediatric neurosurgery fellowship at University of Washington Seattle Children’s Hospital. She has special clinical and research interests in pediatric brain tumors, hydrocephalus, and spasticity.

Clinical Interests
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Dr. Marupudi’s specialties are with children who have hydrocephalus, brain and spinal cord tumors, cerebrovascular disorders, spasticity, pediatric cervical spine disorders, epilepsy, spina bifida, and Chiari malformations.

Special techniques
Laser ablation for pediatric brain tumors and epilepsy, Dorsal rhizotomy for spasticity, Endoscopy/minimally-invasive brain surgery

Research Interests
Dr. Marupudi’s research interests include molecular genetics of pediatric brain tumors (diffuse intrinsic pontine gliomas, posterior fossa tumors), precision-based treatment for pediatric neurological tumors, and cellular and physiological mechanisms of cerebrospinal fluid disorders (i.e. hydrocephalus).