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Rathkes Cleft Cysts Their Cellular Origins Symptoms and Indications for Surgery

Webinar presented by: Manish Aghi, MD, PhD, MAS

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PNA Spotlight: Manish Aghi, MD, PhD

PNA Spotlight: Dr. Manish Aghi

Manish AghiThis month the PNA Spotlight focuses on Manish Aghi, M.D., Ph.D., M.A.S., a neurosurgeon at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Aghi earned a B.S. and M.S. in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, and both an M.D. and an Ph.D. from Harvard University, specializing in neuroscience. He completed a neurosurgical surgery residency and a postdoc at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is currently a professor of neurological surgery at UCSF and his clinical practice specializes in endoscopic skull base surgery.



Pituitary Network Association

The PNA is an international non-profit organization for patients with pituitary tumors and disorders, their families, loved ones, and the physicians and health care providers who treat them.

The PNA was founded in 1992 by a group of acromegalic patients in order to communicate and share their experiences and concerns. The PNA has rapidly grown to become the world's largest and fastest growing patient advocacy organization devoted to the treatment and cure of pituitary disorders.

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The PNA is supported by an international network of the world's finest physicians and surgeons. Our goal is to reach every patient who may be forgotten, abandoned, or worse yet, undiagnosed after many years of suffering. We are doing this in three ways: (1) by providing public awareness programs and educational seminars, (2) by assisting the medical community in developing uniform standards for early diagnosis, surgery, radiation, pharmacological treatment and follow-up, and (3) by having interactive web sites and a referral program on these web sites.

Mission Statement

To support, pursue, encourage, promote and where possible, fund research on pituitary disorders in a sustained and full-time effort to find a cure for these illnesses. The PNA will disseminate information helpful to the medical community, the public and to pituitary patients and their families on matters regarding early detection, symptoms, treatments and resources available to patients with pituitary disease.