Recent Research Published in Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia

CSF hosts an annual colloquium where experts can discuss their research and help advance the field of study into Chiari, syringomyelia and related disorders.

The 2017 CSF Research Colloquium took place on October 7, 2017 at the Aloft Boston Seaport Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. A group of interested doctors, scientists, engineers, psychologists and other experts came together to discuss recent research being published (within the last 1.5 years) or about to be published on Chiari malformation and syringomyelia.

Experts shared their own results and theories and engaged in strong discussions with others to help guide the ultimate direction of the research for the future!

View the 2017 colloquium booklet. *Coming Soon*

*If a lecture is listed but not yet available, please be patient with us! We're working to upload them as fast as we can! In the meantime, check out presentations from past CSF Research Colloquia .

Opening Remarks/Welcome - Dorothy Poppe, Kaitlyn Esposito, Mark Luciano


Syringohydromyelia in Patients with Chiari I Malformation: A Retrospective Analysis
Khaled Gad, MD, MHPE

Quantitative MRI-Based Diagnostics for Chiari Malformation
Bryn A. Martin, PhD


Utility of the Clivo-Axial Angle in Assessing Brainstem Deformity: Pilot Studies & Literature Review
Myles Koby, MD

Computer Measurement for Chiari I Malformation & the Chiari 1,000 Campaign
Francis Loth, PhD

Diffusion Tensor Imaging Assessment of Microstructural Brainstem Integrity in Chiari Malformation
Vibhor Krishna, MD


Multi-Center Research in Chiari & Syringomyelia: Park-Reeves, the PFD Trial & Beyond
David Limbrick, MD, PhD

Parent-Reported Executive Dysfunction in Children & Adolescents with Chiari Malformation Type 1
Maureen Lacy, PhD

Surgical Decompression for Chiari Malformation Type I: An Age-Based Outcomes Study Based on CCOS
Holly Gilmer, MD

Revised: 12/2017

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