Dr. Shaikh on his endowed Chair Ceremony, with Dr. Cathy Sila, MD, Chair, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Dr. Daniel I. Simon, MD, President of Academic & External Affairs and Chief Scientific Officer for the University Hospitals Health System (UH).
Keep up with the latest news—including awards, honors and lectures—out of the Skaikh Lab in the Department of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine:
Dr. Aasef Shaikh’s Awards and Honors
- Graduate Professional Scholarship, Wayne State University Graduate School, Detroit, MI. 2001-2002.
- American Society for Artificial Internal Organs Fellowship, New York, NY, June 2001.
- Neural Prosthesis Program Fellowship, NINDS/NIDCD, Bethesda, MD, October, 2001.
- Barany Society/NIDCD Combined Fellowship, Seattle, WA, September 2002.
- Neural Prosthesis Program Fellowship, NINDS/NIDCD, Bethesda, MD, October, 2002.
- American Aging Society Fellowship, Clearwater, FL, April, 2004.
- The Movement Disorders Society Travel Award, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2007
- Murrey Sachs Award, Center of Hearing and Balance, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, November 2008.
- The Movement Disorders Society travel award, Paris, France, June 2009.
- International Dystonia Symposium Trainee Award, Barcelona, Spain, October 2011.
- Best research– Neurological Institute, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, April, 2012.
- Best research– Neurological Institute, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, March, 2013.
- Neurological Institute clinical fellow research award, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, May 2015
- The American Academy of Neurology Alliance Founder’s award: Founders, Washington DC, April 2015 (Significance: Award presented to one neurology trainee (resident or fellow) selected from entire North America honoring their research as a neurology trainee).
- The Grass Foundation - American Neurological Association Award in Neuroscience, Baltimore, MD, October 2016. (Significance: Award and Trophy given to one early career neurologist selected from the pool of academic neurologists throughout North America. The selection criteria is potential to make significant contribution in the field of neuroscience and neurology)
- The American Academy of Neurology Career Award, Los Angeles, CA, April 2018 (Significance: Given to one early to mid-career neurologist selected from a national pool of academic neurologists. Selection criteria includes potential to make remarkable contribution in clinical neurology or neuroscience)
- The American Parkinson’s Disease Association, George C. Cotzias Memorial Fellowship, New York, NY, June 2018. (Significance: awarded to one early career neurologist after a nation-wide selection process. The selection criteria includes leadership potential and positive career trajectory in the field of movement disorders).
- Jon Stolk Award for Excellence in Movement Disorders. The American Academy of Neurology, Toronto, ON April 2020. (Significance: Award presented to one movement disorders neurology faculty selected from entire North America recognizing excellence in movement disorders research in first 10 years of independent faculty position).
Trainee Awards and Honors
- Sarah Kang MS4, Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Summer Student Fellowship (one of four selected medical students – selected from national pool of medical students).
- Sinem Balta-Beylergyl, best poster, Neurological Institute Research Day, UHCMC, April 2018.
- Sinem Balta-Beylergyl, highlighted poster, 143rd Annual Meeting of American Neurological Association, October 2018.
- Sinem Balta-Beylergyl, guided poster tour highlight, Movement Disorders Congress, Hong Kong, China, October 2018.
- Fajun Wang, Travel Award, Movement Disorders Congress, Hong Kong, China, October 2018.
- Macym Rizvi, Travel Award, Movement Disorders Congress, Hong Kong, China, October 2018.
- Palak Gupta, Freedman Fellowship 2021, Cleveland, OH
- Krishna Mukunda, Best presentation, Annual Research Showcase for Association for Indian Physicians in Northern Ohio, October 2021.
- Prajakta Joshi, Freedman Fellowship 2022, Cleveland, OH
- Palak Gupta, Cleveland Crain's 20 in 20s, Cleveland, Ohio, June 2022
- Palak Gupta, Best presentation, Annual Research Showcase for Association for Indian Physicians in Northern Ohio, September 2022.
- Prajakta Joshi, Neurological Institute Research Day, best research award, April 2023.
- Prajakta Joshi, Kouros Azar Award Case Western Neural Engineering, April 2023.
- Prajakta Joshi, Parkinson Foundation Visiting Researcher Award, April 2023
Visiting and Keynote Lectures by Dr. Aasef Shaikh
- Alliance Award: Founders Lecture. The 67th American Academy of Neurology annual meeting, Washington, D.C., April 2015.
- Grass Award Lecture. Derek-Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholars Symposium. 141st Annual Meeting of American Neurological Association, Baltimore, MD, October 2016.
- Inaugural Lecturer in Neurotology, Opening Ceremony of National Neurotology Multidisciplinary Center, Seoul National University, Bundang, South Korea, May 2017.
- Keynote lecture, International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience, The Carrick Institute, Orlando, FL, May 2018.
- Keynote lecture, Asociación Mexicana de Comunicación, Audiología, Otoneurología y Foniatría., Mexico City, Mexico, March 2019.
- Keynote speaker, International Society for Research in Cerebellum and Ataxia, Sheffield, UK, May 2019.
- Keynote lecture, International Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience, The Carrick Institute, Orlando, FL, May 2019.
- Keynote speaker, Medicine Research Day, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 2019.
- Keynote speaker: Insight 2020, Australia, virtually casted due to COVID-19
- Jon Stolk Lecture in Movement Disorders. The American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON April 2020. (virtually presented due to COVID-19)
- Keynote speaker: Midwest Parkinson’s Conference, St. Louis, MO, August 2020, virtually presented due to COVID-19.
- University Hospitals Research Day, October 2020
- Keynote lecture: Neuromodulation of vestibular perception, International Virtual Symposium on Clinical Neuroscience, The Carrick Institute, Orlando, FL, May 2021.
- Plenary lecture: Dystonic tremor, Task-specific tremor, and vocal tremor. Movement Disorders Society – Pan American, Miami, FL, May 2022
- Vertigo Beyond the Ear, Neuroscience Institute Kolkata, Kolkata, India, November 2022.
- Prof A. Mahadeviah Memorial Oration, 30th Indian Society for Otology Conference, Bhubaneswar, India, November 2022.
Press Release and Media Interviews
- VA Research Current: National Research News from The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (published research highlight) Gaining insight into Parkinson’s – Aug. 28, 2019.
- U.S. Medicine – The Voice of Federal Medicine (published biographic interview) Balance Disorder Expert Works to Fill Growing Medical Need for Veterans – Feb. 11, 2020. https://www.usmedicine.com/agencies/department-of-veterans-affairs/balance-disorder-expert-works-to-fill-growing-medical-need-for-veterans/
- Regional media highlighted consensus research on teleneurology in dizzy patients – Aug. 2020 https://www.pressreader.com/usa/the-news-herald-willoughby-oh/20200918/281573768121137
- National podcast: Cerebellar Ataxia, Brain Anatomy and Deep Brain Stimulation Discussed with Aasef Shaikh. (Finding Genius PodcastTM) – Aug. 2021 https://findinggeniuspodcast.libsyn.com/cerebella-ataxia-brain-anatomy-and-deep-brain-stimulation-side-effects-discussed-with-aasef-shaikh
- Radio broadcast, Cleveland WKSU, Sound of Ideas, April 5, 2023 https://www.ideastream.org/show/sound-of-ideas/2023-04-04/brains-on-tap-science-series-relaunches-with-a-discussion-of-using-bicycles-to-help-parkinsons-patients