Jeffrey N. Bruce, M.D., graduated With Distinction from the University of Virginia and received his medical degree from Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He was a medical staff fellow in the Surgical Neurology Branch of the N.I.H. before completing a neurosurgery residency at the Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia University. He remained on staff and is currently the Edgar M. Housepian Professor of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he serves as Vice-Chairman, Co-Director of the Brain Tumor Center, and Director of the Bartoli Brain Tumor Research Laboratory.
He has authored over 200 publications as leader of an NIH-funded translational brain tumor research effort with interests in glioma immunotherapy, progenitor cell biology and drug delivery systems. Clinically he specializes in surgical neuro-oncology, with particular interests in skull base, pineal tumors and pituitary tumors. His numerous awards include the Teacher Recognition Award from Columbia University, the Physician of the Year from CancerCare, induction into the Alpha Omega Alpha honorary medical society, Distinguished Service Award from the Society of University Neurosurgeons and the Distinguished Alumni Award from Rutgers-RWJMS.
He has previously served as Chairman of the American Board of Neurological Surgery, Chairman of the Joint Section on Tumors for the AANS/CNS, Vice-President of the American Academy of Neurological Surgeons, President of the Society of University Neurosurgeons and President of the New York Society for Neurosurgery. He is a member of several editorial boards including Journal of Neuro-oncology (Associate Editor), Neurosurgery, and Journal of Surgical Education.
Use of Fluorescein for Brain Tumor Surgery