Stephen Skirboll

Professional Education

Residency: University of Washington Medical Center (1997) WA

Internship: University of Washington Medical Center (1990) WA

Board Certification: Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery (2002)

Medical Education: University of Pennsylvania (1989) PA

BA, Case Western Reserve University, Psychology and Natural Sciences (1983)

MD, University of Pennsylvania, Medicine (1989)

Honors & Awards

Journal of Neuro-Oncology Award, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, (2011)

Targeting a Glioblastoma Cancer Stem-Cell Population Defined by EGF Receptor Variant III.
Emlet, D. R., Gupta, P., Holgado-Madruga, M., Del Vecchio, C. A., Mitra, S. S., & Wong, A. J. (2014). Targeting a Glioblastoma Cancer Stem-Cell Population Defined by EGF Receptor Variant III. Cancer research, 74(4), 1238-1249.

An RNAi Screen Identifies TRRAP as a Regulator of Brain Tumor-Initiating Cell Differentiation
Wurdak, H., Zhu, S., Romero, A., Lorger, M., Watson, J., & Schultz, P. G. (2010). An RNAi Screen Identifies TRRAP as a Regulator of Brain Tumor-Initiating Cell Differentiation. CELL STEM CELL, 6(1), 37-47.

Health-related quality-of-life status in Veterans with spinal disorders
Boakye, M., Moore, R., Kong, M., Skirboll, S. L., & Arrigo, R. T. (2013). Health-related quality-of-life status in Veterans with spinal disorders. QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH, 22(1), 45-52.

Patterns of care and survival for glioblastoma patients in the Veterans population
Arrigo, R. T., Boakye, M., & Skirboll, S. L. (2012). Patterns of care and survival for glioblastoma patients in the Veterans population. JOURNAL OF NEURO-ONCOLOGY, 106(3), 627-635.

Pituitary Adenomas Can Appear as Hypermetabolic Lesions in 18F-FDG PET Imaging
Ryu, S. I., Tafti, B. A., & Skirboll, S. L. (2010). Pituitary Adenomas Can Appear as Hypermetabolic Lesions in 18F-FDG PET Imaging. JOURNAL OF NEUROIMAGING, 20(4), 393-396.

Reversal of Preoperative Catatonic State by Surgical Resection of an Adult-onset Craniopharyngioma Case Report and Review of the Literature
Massengale, J., Tafti, B. A., Large, L., & Skirboll, S. (2009). Reversal of Preoperative Catatonic State by Surgical Resection of an Adult-onset Craniopharyngioma Case Report and Review of the Literature. COGNITIVE AND BEHAVIORAL NEUROLOGY, 22(1), 67-71.

Cargo areas of pickup trucks: an avoidable mechanism for neurological injuries in children
German, J. W., Klugh, A., & Skirboll, S. L. (2007). Cargo areas of pickup trucks: an avoidable mechanism for neurological injuries in children. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 106(5), 368-371.

"Paradoxical" transtentorial herniation due to CSF drainage in the presence of a hemicraniectomy
Fields, J. D., Lansberg, M. G., Skirboll, S. L., Kurien, P. A., & Wijman, C. Ac. (2006). "Paradoxical" transtentorial herniation due to CSF drainage in the presence of a hemicraniectomy. NEUROLOGY, 67(8), 1513-1514.

Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula causing a myelopathy
Perkash, I., Punj, V., Ota, D. T., Lane, B., & Skirboll, S. (2002). Intracranial dural arteriovenous fistula causing a myelopathy. SPINAL CORD, 40(9), 438-442.

Surface passivation of a microfluidic device to glial cell adhesion: a comparison of hydrophobic and hydrophilic SAM coatings
Cox, J. D., Curry, M. S., Skirboll, S. K., Gourley, P. L., & Sasaki, D. Y. (2002). Surface passivation of a microfluidic device to glial cell adhesion: a comparison of hydrophobic and hydrophilic SAM coatings. BIOMATERIALS, 23(3), 929-935.

Neurotrophin-3 modulates noradrenergic neuron function and opiate withdrawal
Akbarian, S., Bates, B., Liu, R. J., Skirboll, S. L., Pejchal, T., & Jaenisch, R. (2001). Neurotrophin-3 modulates noradrenergic neuron function and opiate withdrawal. MOLECULAR PSYCHIATRY, 6(5), 593-604.

Magnetic source imaging and brain surgery: presurgical and intraoperative planning in 26 patients
Alberstone, C. D., Skirboll, S. L., Benzel, E. C., Sanders, J. A., Hart, B. L., & Lee, R. R. (2000). Magnetic source imaging and brain surgery: presurgical and intraoperative planning in 26 patients. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 92(1), 79-90.

Intracranial vascular anastomosis using the microanastomotic system - Technical note
Newell, D. W., Dailey, A. T., & Skirboll, S. L. (1998). Intracranial vascular anastomosis using the microanastomotic system - Technical note. JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 89(4), 676-681.

Revascularization and bypass procedures for cerebral aneurysms
Newell, D. W., & Skirboll, S. L. (1998). Revascularization and bypass procedures for cerebral aneurysms. NEUROSURGERY CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 9(4), 697-?.

Noninvasive physiologic evaluation of the aneurysm patient
Skirboll, S., & Newell, D. W. (1998). Noninvasive physiologic evaluation of the aneurysm patient. NEUROSURGERY CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 9(3), 463-?.

Functional cortex and subcortical white matter located within gliomas
Skirboll, S. S., OJEMANN, G. A., Berger, M. S., LETTICH, E., & Winn, H. R. (1996). Functional cortex and subcortical white matter located within gliomas. NEUROSURGERY, 38(4), 678-684.

INVIVO CHANGES OF CATECHOLAMINES IN HEMIPARKINSONIAN MONKEYS MEASURED BY MICRODIALYSIS
Skirboll, S., Wang, J., MEFFORD, I., Hsiao, J., & Bankiewicz, K. S. (1990). INVIVO CHANGES OF CATECHOLAMINES IN HEMIPARKINSONIAN MONKEYS MEASURED BY MICRODIALYSIS. EXPERIMENTAL NEUROLOGY, 110(2), 187-193.

METHODOLOGY OF MICRODIALYSIS OF NEOSTRIATUM IN HEMIPARKINSONIAN NONHUMAN-PRIMATES
Wang, J., Skirboll, S., AIGNER, T. G., Saunders, R. C., Hsiao, J., & Bankiewicz, K. S. (1990). METHODOLOGY OF MICRODIALYSIS OF NEOSTRIATUM IN HEMIPARKINSONIAN NONHUMAN-PRIMATES. EXPERIMENTAL NEUROLOGY, 110(2), 181-186.

SURVIVAL OF ADULT 5-HT NEURONS FOLLOWING INTRAOCULAR TRANSPLANTATION
Skirboll, S. L., Verhofstad, A., & Olson, L. (1989). SURVIVAL OF ADULT 5-HT NEURONS FOLLOWING INTRAOCULAR TRANSPLANTATION. BRAIN RESEARCH, 484(1-2), 257-267.

NGF TREATMENT PROMOTES DEVELOPMENT OF BASAL FOREBRAIN TISSUE GRAFTS IN THE ANTERIOR-CHAMBER OF THE EYE
ERIKSDOTTERNILSSON, M., Skirboll, S., Ebendal, T., Hersh, L., Grassi, J., & Olson, L. (1989). NGF TREATMENT PROMOTES DEVELOPMENT OF BASAL FOREBRAIN TISSUE GRAFTS IN THE ANTERIOR-CHAMBER OF THE EYE. EXPERIMENTAL BRAIN RESEARCH, 74(1), 89-98.

NERVE GROWTH-FACTOR CAN INFLUENCE GROWTH OF CORTEX CEREBRI AND HIPPOCAMPUS - EVIDENCE FROM INTRAOCULAR GRAFTS
ERIKSDOTTERNILSSON, M., Skirboll, S., Ebendal, T., & Olson, L. (1989). NERVE GROWTH-FACTOR CAN INFLUENCE GROWTH OF CORTEX CEREBRI AND HIPPOCAMPUS - EVIDENCE FROM INTRAOCULAR GRAFTS. NEUROSCIENCE, 30(3), 755-766.