Presentations

* Peer Reviewed

National

  • *Finkelstein, S.D., Markowitz, R.S., Johnson, D.D., Hand, C.M., and Black, P. Experimental spinal cord trauma: Reconstruction by neural transplantation. American Association of Neuropathologists. San Francisco, CA, 1990.
  • *Hand, C.M., Emrich, J.G., Bender, H., Tabor, S.L., Brady, L.W., and Black, P. Delivery of radiolabeled monoclonal antibody to intracerebral tumor: Benefit of opening blood-tumor barrier with leukotriene C4. Oral presentation, International Conference on Monoclonal Antibody Immunoconjugates for Cancer, San Diego, CA, March 1993.
  • *Hackney, D.B., Ford, J.C., Phelan-Bleifield, M., Hand, C.M., and Black, P. In-vivo diffusion imaging of spinal cord contusion injury. 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Nashville, TN, May 1994.
  • *Hackney, D.B., Ford, J.C., Phelan-Bleifield, M., Hand, C.M., and Black, P. Implanted coil magnetic resonance imaging of spinal cord contusion injury. 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Neuroradiology, Nashville, TN, May 1994.
  • *Slizofski, W.J., Krishna, L., Brown, S., Black, P., Miyamoto, C., Dadparvar, S., Kahn, A., Mckewan, J. 99mTc-HMPAO brain tumor imaging. 80th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, November 1994.
  • *Slizofski, W.J., Krishna, L., McCormack, T., Black, P., Miyamoto, C., Nair, S., Kapadia, K., Gillan, M., Dadparvar, S. Tc-99m HMPAO Localization in brain tumors. Poster presentation, Society of Nuclear Medicine, June 1996.
  • *Black, P., Markowitz, R.S., Keller, S., McMonagle, K., and Wachs, K. Naloxone in experimental spinal cord injury. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO, April 1986.
  • *Nanda, A., Herlyn, D., Liwnicz, B., Atkinson, B., Nowak, T., Packer, R., Bruce, D., Koporowski, H., and Black, P., Monoclonal antibodies against human gliomas. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO, April 1986.
  • *Strayer, D.R., Carter, W.A., Nowak, T., and Black, P. Sensitivity of glioblastomas to novel double-stranded RNA in a human tumor. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO, April 1986.
  • *Goodman, R.M., Kushner, H., and Black P. Experimental spinal cord injury: Relationship between spontaneous injury potential and force of trauma. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Denver CO, April 1986.
  • *Karlsson, U.L., Brady, L.W., Seegenschmiedt, H., Black, P., and McCormack, T. Interstitial irradiation and hyperthermia for malignant astrocytoma: Technique. Presented at 35th Annual Meeting of Radiation Research Society, February , 1987.
  • *Hackney, D.B., Asato, R., Black, P., Markowitz, R.S., and Finkelstein, S.D. Pathologic / functional correlation in chronic experimental spinal cord injury. Presented at the American Society of Neuroradiology, New York, NY, May, 1987.
  • *Hackney, D.B., Asato, R., Joseph, P.M., Carvlin, M.S., Shetty, A., Black, P., Markowitz, R.S., and Finkelstein, S.D. Magnetic resonance of experimental spinal cord injury. Poster presentation, American Society of Neuroradiology, New York, NY, May 1987.
  • *Hackney, D.B., Asato, R., Black, P., Markowitz, R.S., Finkelstein, S.D., Joseph, P.M., and Carvlin, M.S. Magnetic resonance imaging in the acute and chronic stage after experimental weight-drop spinal cord injury. Presented at Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, New York, NY, August, 1987.
  • *Hackney, D.B., Asato, R., Joseph, P.M., Carvlin, M.S., Shetty, A., Black, P., Markowitz, R.S., and Finkelstein, S.D. Magnetic resonance of experimental spinal cord injury. Presented at Radiological Society of North America, Chicago, IL, November 1987.
  • *Black, P., Invited lecture, Experimental spinal cord injury: Therapeutic trials with various pharmacological agents. Presented at Recovery of Function after Spinal Cord Injury: Underlying Mechanisms and Clinical Perspectives, Allegheny General Hospital Conference Center, Pittsburgh, PA, November, 1988.
  • *Karlsson, U.L., Woodleigh, R., Day, J., Markowitz, R., Black, P., and Brady, L.W. Precision of stereotaxic brain implants: error analysis. Presented at Radiation Research Society, Seattle, WA, March, 1989.
  • *Black, P., Finkelstein, S.D., Hackney, D., Hand, C., Johnson, D., and Markowitz, R.S. Experimental spinal cord injury: Correlation of magnetic resonance imaging and functional deficit. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Washington, DC, April 1989.
  • *Black, P., Finkelstein, S.D., Hand, C.M., Johnson, D.D., and Markowitz, R.S. Neocortical tissue transplantation for spinal cord injury: Timing of transplant. Poster presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Atlanta, GA, October 1989.
  • *Black, P., Finkelstein, S.D., Markowitz, R.S., Hand, C.M., and Johnson, D.D. Comparison of fetal cerebral cortex versus fetal spinal cord tissue for transplantation. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, April 1991.
  • *Black, P., Markowitz, R.S., Katsetos, C.D., Hand, C.M., Pshaenich, C., Pizano, L.R., and Tabor, S.L. Experimental spinal cord injury: Effect of normothermic subarachnoid perfusion in a rat model. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, April 1991.
  • *Black, P., Hackney, D.B., Finkelstein, S.D., Markowitz, R.S., Nowak, T.P., Hand, C.M., and Johnson, D.D. MR imaging in a small-animal human glioma brain tumor model. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, April 1991.
  • *Black, P., Polansky, M., Walsh, D.O., Smalley, K., Lai, S., Zike, J.P., and Boylan, M.F. Spinal pain in the elderly: A retrospective analysis. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, April 1991.
  • *Ford, J.C., Hackney, D.B., Hand, C.M., Black, P., and Markowitz, R.S. Characterization of anisotropic diffusion coefficients in injured versus normal rat spinal cord by magnetic resonance imaging. Poster presentation, American Society of Neuroradiology, Washington, DC, May 1991.
  • *Black, P., Jordan, J.P., Hand, C.M., and Duarte, L.E. Test for chemotherapeutic sensitivity of cerebral gliomas: Use of the colorimetric MTT assay. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, April 1992.
  • *Black, P., Polansky, M., Walsh, D.O., Zike, J.P., McCormack, T.M., Nair, S.N., and Wang, W. An analysis of spinal pain in the elderly: Incidence of herniated lumbar disc. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, April 1992.
  • Black, P., Hand, C.M., Tabor, S.L., Carter, A.P., Markowitz, R.S., and Giannakopoulos, G. Chemotherapy in experimental brain tumor model: Benefit of opening blood-tumor barrier with leukotriene C4. Poster presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Washington, DC, October 1992.
  • *Black, P., Hand, C.M., Tabor, S.L., Jordan, J.P., Carter, A.P., Markowitz, R.S., and Giannakopoulos, G. Correlation of in-vitro / in-vivo response of cerebral glioma to cisplatin and methotrexate in an animal model. Poster presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Washington, DC, October 1992
  • *Sedor, D.J., Hand, C.M. Tabor, S.L., Caliendo, M.V., and Black, P. Non-invasive measurement of oxygen saturation in experimental animal surgery. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Boston, MA, April 1993.
  • *Black, P., Walsh, D., Caliendo, M., and Sedor, D. Total bilateral discectomy for lumbar disc herniation: A series of 55 cases. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, April 1994.
  • *Black, P., Hand, C.M., Tabor, S.L., Jones, T., and Markowitz, R. Experimental spinal cord injury: Synergistic effect of methylprednisolone in combination with systemic cooling. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, April 1994.
  • *Hand, C., Derui, L., Class, R., Brady, L., and Black, P. Influence of leukotriene C4 on the viability of glioma cells in-vitro. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, April 1994.
  • *Miller, R.D., Hand, C.M., Vender, J.R., Lehman, J., and Black, P. Rapid new method for measuring blood-tumor barrier permeability using a fluorescent tracer. Poster presentation, 24th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, April 1994.
  • *Black, P., Giraldo, E.A. Diagnostic and therapeutic value of brain biopsy in patients with neurological disorders without mass lesion. Poster Presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, April 1998.
  • *Black, P. Historical perspective on surgery for spinal metastasis. Poster Presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, April 1998.
  • *Black, P. Lumbar facet radiofrequency denervation for chronic low-back pain/sciatica: Results in 98 patients. Poster presentation: American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, April 1998.
  • *Black, P. Cervical foraminal stenosis: Advantages of foraminotomy by an anterior approach. Poster Presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, April 1998.
  • *Black, P. Midline lumbar disc herniation: Results of bilateral excision in 85 patients. Poster presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, April 1998.
  • *Black, P., Miyamoto, C., Azizi, A., A preliminary analysis of the role of second debulking surgery for patients with malignant glioma. Poster , Presention, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, April 1998.
  • *Black, P. Failed neck surgery for spondylosis/disc herniation: Causes of failure and results of salvage surgery. Poster presentation, American Assoication of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA., April 1999.
  • *Black, P., and Koenigsberg, R., Lumbar CT myelogram revisited: Identification of operable spondylotic abnormalities not revealed by MRI Poster presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, September 2001.
  • *Black, P. Anterior cervical surgery with fusion/plating in patients with severe osteoporosis. Poster presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, September 2001.
  • *Black, P. Ventral cervical epidural abscess: Decompression/debridement by partial corpectomy without fusion. Poster presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, September 2001.
  • *Black, P. Far lateral lumbar disc herniation: Excision by an interlaminar or hemilaminectomy approach. Poster presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, September 2001.
  • *Black, P. Oral presentation and Poster presentation, Glioblastoma and survival: Role of an adjunctive treatment with radiosurgery and monoclonal antibodies. Poster Presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Chicago, IL, 2002.
  • *Black, P. Oral Presentation: A re-evaluation of provocative cervical discometry in diagnostically challenging cases of intractable neck/arm pain. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Diego, CA, April 2003.
  • *Black, P. Management of cervical vertebral retropulsion and disc herniation at adjacent levels. Poster Presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO, October 2003.
  • *Black, P. Glioblastoma and survival: Role of adjunctive treatment with monoclonal antibodies and radiosurgery. Poster Presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO, October 2003
  • *Black, P. Spinal epidural electrical stimulation: Technique for anchoring electrode to dura to prevent electrode migration, Poster Presentation, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Denver, CO, October 2003
  • *Black, P. CT myelogram revisited: Identification of operable spondylosis not revealed by MRI. Poster Presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL, April 2004.
  • *Black, P. An effective low-tech alternative for prone positioning of patients for spinal surgery. Poster Presentation, American Association of Neurolgical Surgeons, San Franciso, CA, April 2005.
  • *Black, P. Shunt failure in symptomatic adults without ventricular enlargement: Should the shunt be revised? Poster Presentation, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, San Franciso, CA, April 2005.
  • *Black, P. Spinal vascular malformations: An historical perspective. American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Washington, DC, 2007.
  • *Black, P. Robotic radiosurgery with Cyberknife. Dept. of Surgery, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Upper Darby, PA, Feb. 2008.
  • *Black, P. Disorders of the lumbar spine. Dept. of Surgery Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Upper Darby, PA, May 2008.
  • *Black, P. Brain plasticity: Studies on recovery of motor function in monkey. Neurology Grand Rounds, Hahnemann University Hospital , Drexel University College of Medicine, June 2009.
  • *Black, P. Head Injury. Dept. of Surgery, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Upper Darby, PA, Sept. 2009.

International

  • Black, P. Information exchange between the cerebral hemispheres: Behavioral studies in the chimpanzee. Invited lecture, Montreal Neurological Institute. Jan. 11, 1967.
  • Black, P. Transcallosal facilitation of recovery after lesions in motor cortex. Invited lecture, The National Hospital, Queen Square, London. April 6, 1970.
  • *Black, P., Markowitz, R.S. and Cianci, S.N. Recovery of motor function after lesions in motor cortex of monkey. In Outcome of Severe Injury to the Central Nervous System, ed. Ciba foundation, London, England. 1974.
  • *Black, P., Markowitz, R.S., Cooper, V., Mechanic, A., Gillespie, J., Goodman, R.M., Kushner, H., Molt, J.T., Damjanov, I., Finkelstein, S.D., Feldman, M., Keller, S., Rand, D., and Wachs, K. Experimental studies in spinal cord injury: Standardization of two injury models in rat. Presented at 8th International Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 1985. (Recipient of Volvo Award of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, 1985).