Manuel Dujovny was born in Cordoba, Argentina. He received his medical degree at the National University of Cordoba, Argentina. He has been very active on clinical and central neurosystem research. He has been very active on the research on microvascular anatomy of the brain, omentum, biochemistry genetics, stem cell and nerve regeneration, MRI-aneurysm clip movement, estereotaxis instrumentation, cerebral ischemia, stereo lithography, craneoplasty, microsurgical instrument, brain retractor, and child abuse and developer of several neurological instrumentations. He practiced neurosurgical residency in Argentina and Israel, and then he took a position at the University of Pittsburgh as a Professor of Neurosurgery and the Director of the Neurosurgical Research. He was also the Chief of neurosurgery at the Oakland VA Medical Center and a staff member of the Presbyterian Hospital, Monte Fiore Hospital and Children Hospital Pittsburg. In 1981, he moved to Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit in the position of the Vice Chairman and the Director of research at the Department of Neurosurgery. In 1991, he moved again to Chicago to the position of a Professor of neurosurgery and the Vice Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Moreover, he returned to Michigan in 1997 as a Professor of neurosurgery at Wayne State University. He mentored a whole generation of young neurosurgeons and has thought widely on neurosurgical microsurgery. Also Dujovny has been recognized by the American Society of Testing Material and the Food Drug Adminstration for outstanding work developing the standard for the safety of the aneurysm clip. In addition, he has been very active on the World Federation of Neurosurgery developing WFNS website, and he is the Chairman of Liason and Public Relation Committee.
Biography Updated on 29 October 2009