Dimitris Placantonakis, MD, PhDNYU School of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery
NYU School of Medicine
530 First Avenue
Skirball 8R
New York, NY 10016

USA
P: +1 (212) 263-2441
E: dimitris.placantonakis@nyumc.org

Mercator Project

Professional career

Since 2010 Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery (Tenure Track);
Director, Neurosurgical Laboratory for Stem Cell Research;
Member, Kimmel Center for Stem Cell Biology, Perlmutter Cancer Center and Brain Tumor Center;
NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Scientific certificates

2003 MD – NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
2002 PhD – Neuroscience, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
1995 BS in Molecular Biology and Mathematics, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Academic training

2006 – 2008 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
2003 – 2010 Residency training in Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
1995 – 2003 MD/PhD Training Program, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
1991 – 1995 BS in Molecular Biology/Mathematics, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Scientific activities, honors, awards

 

2016 Preuss Award for Outstanding Brain Tumor Research, American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Since 2016 Section on Tumors, Executive Committee, American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Since 2015 Course Director, NYU Neurosurgery Annual Symposium
2009 Distinguished Housestaff Award, Weill Cornell Medical College, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
2008 Congress of Neurological Surgeons Resident Award
2003 Alpha Omega Alpha award for the student that attained the highest scholastic rating for the four years of medical school, NYU School of Medicine
2000 Bodman Foundation Scholar, NYU School of Medicine
1996 MD-PhD Academic Scholars award, NYU School of Medicine
1995 Valedictorian, Long Island University