From Undocumented Immigrant To Brain Surgeon

The public is invited to hear internationally renowned neuroscientist, neurosurgeon, author and inspirational Latin-American figure Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, M.D., at noon March 6 at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

The free lecture will be held in the I. Dodd Wilson Education Building auditorium. Quiñones was invited as the keynote speaker for the Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., Distinguished Lectureship in Biomedical Research.

Quiñones is the William J. and Charles H. Mayo Professor and Chair of Neurologic Surgery in the Brain Tumor Stem Cell Research Laboratory at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Previously, he served as a neuroscientist and neurosurgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, for more than a decade. His life’s work has been dedicated to finding a cure for brain cancer.    MORE

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