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Three Cambridge neurosurgeons appointed to leadership positions in the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies

Founded in 1955, the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) is a professional, scientific, non-governmental organization comprising of 130 member societies, consisting of 5 Continental Associations, 119 National Neurosurgical Societies and 6 Affiliate Societies, representing over 30,000 neurosurgeons worldwide.

Three Cambridge neurosurgeons from the Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical Neurosciences were appointed to leadership positions in the WFNS after its recent world congress:

  • Peter Hutchinson, Professor of Neurosurgery, appointed co-chair of the WFNS Neurotrauma Committee
  • Colin Watts, Reader in Neurosurgical Oncology, appointed chair of the WFNS Neuro-oncology Committee
  • Angelos Kolias, Clinical Lecturer in Neurosurgery, appointed vice-chair of the WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Committee.

This is the first time that three neurosurgeons from the same unit have been appointed to leadership positions in the WFNS, which underlines the leading position of Cambridge Neurosurgery worldwide.

Posted on 21/12/2017

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