Terence (Terry) C. Burns, M.D., Ph.D.

Specialty Groups

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English

Appointments

  • Surgical neuro-oncology
  • Brain tumor clinical trials
  • Regenerative neurosurgery
  • Translational neuroregeneration
  • Radiation-induced brain injury
  • Cognitive outcomes; quality of life
  • Neurosurgical innovation
  1. 2016
    Residency - Neurological SurgeryStanford Hospitals and Clinics
  2. 2014
    Research Fellowship - Post-doctoral research fellowship, Stanford University (California Institute of Regenerative Medicine Fellow): Reactivating the neural stem cell niche after irradiation or genetic ablation of neural stem cells; Transcriptional bioinformatics of neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation and neurorejuvination. Advisor: Theo Palmer, Ph.D.; Primary collaborator: Purvesh Khatri, Ph.D.Stanford University
  3. 2009
    MDUniversity of Minnesota
  4. 2007
    Ph.D. - Ph.D. dissertation research: Stem cells and ischemic brain injury. Advisors: Catherine Verfaillie, M.D. and Walter Low, Ph.D.University of Minnesota
  5. 2004
    Visiting Student - Visiting student researcher, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden: The role of Nurr1 in dopaminergic differentiation of adult stem cells. Advisor: Ernest Arensas, Ph.D.Karolinska Institute
  6. 2001
    BS - Biology and Biochemistry; Graduated Summa Cum LaudeColumbia Union College
  7. 2000
    Undergraduate Research Fellow - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN: Investigation of point of care platelet function assays for use during cardiopulmonary bypass. Advisor: Mark Ereth, M.D.Mayo Clinic Rochester

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    American Brain Tumor Association Young Investigator AwardAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  2. 2019
    Distinguished Early Career Alumni AwardUniversity of Minnesota Medical School
  3. 2015
    Newman Award for NeuroscienceSan Francisco Neurological Society
  4. 2014
    Academy Award Runner upAmerican Academy of Neurological Surgery
  5. 2014
    Basic Science AwardWestern Neurosurgical Society
  6. 2014
    Best Oral Presentation AwardStanford Neuroscience Forum
  7. 2014
    Boldrey Award for NeuroscienceSan Francisco Neurological Society
  8. 2014
    Rubenstein Award - Award to Mentee (Matthew Li)American Brain Tumor Association
  9. 2014
    GrantStanford Society of Physician Scholars
  10. 2013
    Honorable MentionOlympus Digit Imaging Competition
  11. 2012
    Speaker Travel AwardNeurological Society of India/ASSAN
  12. 2012
    FellowshipCalifornia Institute of Regenerative Medicine
  13. 2011
    Basic Science AwardWestern Neurosurgical Society
  14. 2007
    Dean's ListUniversity of Minnesota
  15. 2006
    Doctoral Dissertation FellowshipUniversity of Minnesota
  16. 2006
    Travel AwardAmerican Society for Neural Therapy and Repair
  17. 2005
    Hough Parkinson's GrantUniversity of Minnesota
  18. 2005
    Predoctoral Travel AwardSociety of Neuroscience
  19. 2005
    Chancellor's ListWho's Who Among Graduate Students of American Universities and Colleges
  20. 2004
    Tissue Engineering FellowshipBMEI
  21. 2004
    Chancellor's ListWho's Who Among Graduate Students of American Universities and Colleges
  22. 2004
    Outstanding Achievement in NeuroscienceSmithburg Memorial Prize
  23. 2003
    Honors DistinctionUniversity of Minnesota
  24. 2003
    Science and Technology Fellowship3M
  25. 2002
    Honors DistinctionUniversity of Minnesota
  26. 2001
    Dean's ListUniversity of Minnesota
  27. 2000
    MemberWho's Who Among Graduate Students of American Universities and Colleges
  28. 2000
    Dean's ListColumbia Union College
  29. 1999
    Dean's ListColumbia Union College
  30. 1998
    Dean's ListColumbia Union College
  31. 1997
    Dean's ListColumbia Union College

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    Corresponding MemberWestern Neurosurgical Society
  2. 2018 - present
    MemberNeurosurgery Residency Education Committee
  3. 2017 - present
    Neuro-oncology committee MemberAlliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  4. 2016 - 2019
    MemberNeurosurgery Residency Research Committee
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberSociety for Neuro-Oncology
  6. 2013 - 2016
    MemberStanford Society of Physician Scholars
  7. 2009 - present
    MemberAANS/CNS Joint Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery
  8. 2009 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Neurological Surgeons
  9. 2009 - present
    MemberCongress of Neurological Surgeons
  10. 2009 - present
    MemberInternational Society for Stem Cell Research
  11. 2009 - present
    MemberSociety of Neuroscience
  12. 2009 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  13. 2008 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  14. 2007 - present
    MemberKappa Phi Kappa Graduate Student Honor Society
  15. 1999 - present
    MemberAlpha Chi National Academic Honor Society

Publications

Research activities

See a description of research activities.