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Russell Joseph Andrews


Education: Undergraduate & medical school – Dartmouth College/Medical School, Hanover, NH
Graduate school - Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Residency: Surgical Internship – Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Neurosurgery Residency – Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA

Professional: Faculty member (Neurosurgery) at the following (1986-2001):
University of California, Davis, Medical Center
Stanford University Medical Center
State University of New York Upstate Medical Center
Texas Tech University Medical Center (Chief, Neurosurgery)
Ames Associate (Smart Systems & Nanotechnology) at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, USA (1998-2015). Advisor (Smart Systems & Nanotechnology) since 2015 (Ames Associate program terminated).
Since 2001: Private practice neurosurgery in Silicon Valley/San Jose, CA.

Major Committees/Memberships:
Aerospace Medical Association
American Association of Neurological Surgeons: Past Chair, International Committee
Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons: Executive Committee
Bioluminate, Inc. (NASA patent licensee): Scientific Advisory Board
Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS): Program Committee
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California: Board Member
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
European Association for Predictive, Preventive and Personalised Medicine
International Association of Neurorestoratology: VP Neuromodulation
International Conference on Neuroprotective Agents: President
New York Academy of Sciences (Life Member)
World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies: Newsletter Editor
World Neurosurgery: Section Editor

Publications: Editor, Intraoperative Neuroprotection. Williams & Wilkins, 1996
Author: Too Big to Succeed: Profiteering in American Medicine. iUniverse, 2013
Author/co-author of over 40 book chapters
Author/co-author of over 70 peer-reviewed research articles
Presenter/co-presenter of over 250 presentations at major national/international scientific meetings (many as invited speaker)

Patents: "Multimodality Instrument for Tissue Characterization" US Patent #6,718,196 (April 6, 2004) to NASA on behalf of RW Mah and RJ Andrews.
“Carbon Nanotube-based Nanoelectrode Array for Deep Brain Stimulation” Patent Application by NASA on behalf of J Li, M Meyyappan, R Andrews, March, 2003.

Licenses: California, Massachusetts, Texas



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