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Wolff Kirsch, MD
Professor, Neurosurgery
School of Medicine
Professor, Basic Sciences
School of Medicine
Member, Faculty of Graduate Studies
Presentations    Research Presentations -- International
  • Kirsch WM, McAuley G, Vinters HV, Britt III W, Mueller C, Liotta L, Schrag M, Dickson C, Kido D, Holshouser B, Petersen F, Haacke EM, Ayaz M, Brain microvascular fragility is a major cause of Alzheimer''''s disease, Alzheimer''''s Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer''''s Disease, Vienna Austria. ( 7/2009 )
  • Kirsch WM.  The expanding use of non-penetrating clips in various surgical specialties.  15th Annual Meeting of The Japan Society for the Study of Surgical Technique for Spine and Spinal Nerves.  Ohtsu Japan.  September 2008. ( 9/2008 )
  • Kirsch WM. "A progressive increase in brain microhemorrhage correlates with sporadic late-onset dementia development." Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: Emerging Concepts Scientific Conference. University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland ( 8/2007 )
  Research Presentations -- National
  • Kirsch WM. "A new MR and proteomic detection methods for brain microhemorrhages - A cause for sporadic late-onset dementia." Stanley 2006 Meeting Proteomics for Human Neuropsychiatric Diseases/Biomarkers for Neuropsychiatric Disorders. Annapolis MD ( 11/2006 )
  • Kirsch WM. "Research Findings in Alzheimer's Disease." Critical Care Symposium. American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Wong Kerlee, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA ( 11/2006 )
  • Kirsch WM. "Brain Microhemorrhages and Sporadic Late-Onset Dementia." Grand Rounds, The Department of Neurosurgery. Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY ( 11/2006 )
  • Kirsch WM. "Alzheimer's Disease: Does the Future Look Hopeful?." Riverside County Department of Public Health, Health Promotion & Professional Development. Riverside, CA ( 10/2006 )
  • Kirsch WM, Zhu YH, Anton L, Jessop N, Boyne PJ, Schubert C, Dickson C, Shafipour P, Rotan E, Weller S. "The new Micro Surgiclip. A comparative study.." 7th Congress of the International Society for Experimental Microsurgery.. Debrecen, Hungary ( 9/2004 )
  • . "Evolution of the surgical microclips.." 7th Congress of the International Society for Experimental Micorsurgery.. Debrecen, Hungary ( 9/2004 )
  Research Presentations -- Regional
  • Kirsch W.  Progressive increase in brain microhemorrhages correlates with sporadic late-onset dementia development.  Center for Biomedical Research Experience, Pathophysiology Signaling in Neurodegenerative Disorders and the Department of Pharmacology, Physiology and Therapeutics, University of North Dakota Medical Center, Grand Forks, ND.  2/22/08. ( 2/2008 )
  Poster Presentation
  • Cupino T, Milosavljevic E, Zabel M, Hudson S, Kirsch W. Chitosan Nanoparticles: Overcoming Barriers to Targeted Gene Delivery.  Alumni Postgraduate Convention, Loma Linda University.  Second Place poster, March 2014. ( 3/2014 - 4/2014 )
  • Britt III W, Petersen F, Bhaskerrao S, Larsen JP, Chen LH, Kirsch WM, Mild Cognitive Impairment:  A fluctuating cognitive state, Alzheimer''''s Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer''''s Disease, Vienna Austria. ( 7/2009 )
  • Mueller C, Zhou W, Ross MM, VanMeter A, Heiby M, Espina V, Dickson C, Liotta L, Kirsch WM, Identification of Serum Protein Biomarker Candidates for Alzheimer''''s Disease, Alzheimer''''s Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer''''s Disease, Vienna Austria. ( 7/2009 )
  • McAuley G, Schrag M, Sipos P, Sun R, Obenaus A, Holshouser B, Kirsch W, Quantification of Punctate Iron Sources using Susceptibility Weighted Phase Images, XXIVth International Symposium on Cerebral Blood Flow, Metabolism and Function and IXth International Conference on Quantification of Brain Function with PET, Chicago IL. ( 6/2009 - 7/2009 )
  • Wolff M. Kirsch, M.D.. "Altered Brain Iron Metabolism as a Risk Factor for Alzheimer's Disease." 10th International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease. Madrid Spain ( 7/2006 )
  • Wolff M. Kirsch. "Susceptibility Weighted Imaging (SWI) - Validation of an Innovative MR Imaging Technique for Measuring Brain Iron." 5th Leonard Berg Symposium - Antecedent Biomarkers for Early & Preclinical Detection of Alzheimer's Disease. Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri ( 10/2005 )
  • Wolff M. Kirsch. "Iron Metabolism Alterations in Alzheimer's Disease." National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Fifth Annual Bioengineering Research Partnership (BRP) Grantee Meeting. Bethesda, Maryland ( 8/2005 )
  Presentations given to non-academic audiences
  • Wolff M. Kirsch, M.D.. "Iron Metabolism Alterations in Alzheimer's Disease." Senior Health Fair. Drayson Center ( 5/2005 )