Orange County Register

October 11, 2013

Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa: From illegal immigrant to Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine

M.D.-Ph.D. Support 06/04/13

Promoting Student Interests for Medical-Scientists in Training

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Johns Hopkins News Network

The Hub 04/11/2013

"Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa to speak at Johns Hopkins commencement"

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CNN Health

CNN Online 05/25/2013

"From migrant worker to neurosurgeon"

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Forbes

Forbes Online Edition 2/26/2013

"Dr. Q: From Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon"

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Kaiser Health News

The KHN Blog November 20th, 2012

"Uninsured Die At Higher Rates After Brain Surgery, Study Finds"

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Stem Cells International

Volume 2012

"Neural Stem Cells in the Adult Brain: From Benchside to Clinic" is a special edition article that Dr. Quinones co-authored for Stem Cells International.

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AANS - Profiles in courage

Volume 21, 2012

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons decided to feature Dr Q in their edition of "Profiles in Courage".

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Promise & Progess - Dr Quinones on Cover

Promise and Progress:

A Focused Mind (Winter 2007 edition)

Dr Q's story and achievements are featured in Promise and Progress, a Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center journal. He shares his vision of medicine and science, along with his exciting work on stem cell research that could one day " pave the way for a number of treatments for brain cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, and brain damage."

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2011 Baltimore Top Docs - Dr Quinones

THE CURIOUS CASE OF DR. Q

Baltimore Magazine's Top Docs -- November 2011

How a migrant farm worker and illegal immigrant became a Hopkins neurosurgeon. Baltimore Magazine describes Dr Q’s unique relationships with patients and the research he is conducting at Hopkins.

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Brain Surgery via Eyelid with Dr Quinones

Baltimore Sun

Johns Hopkins doctors do brain surgery via eyelid

"When you tell people you had brain surgery, the first thing people always do is look for a scar, and that's what's amazing, there isn't one," said Liane Lefever, a patient diagnosed with a meningioma.

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Baltimore Sun article  - Dr Quinones

The Baltimore Sun

'Illegal' immigrants and the next economy

In this edition of the Baltimore Sun, Dr Q is described as perhaps the nation's leading illegal-turned-incredible citizen. This article looks at the presence of illegal immigrants in the USA and whether or not they should be granted similar educational privileges as their classmates.

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NY Times: CLAUDIA DREIFUS

A Conversation With Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa

At the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa has four positions. He is a neurosurgeon who teaches oncology and neurosurgery, directs a neurosurgery clinic and heads a laboratory studying brain tumors. He also performs nearly 250 brain operations a year...

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2007 Baltimore Top Docs with Dr Quinones

Dr. Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa

Baltimore Magazine's Top Docs -- November 2007

Every November, Baltimore Magazine compiles a list of the best doctors across the greater Baltimore region. The list is excerpted from The Best Doctors in America 2007® database, which includes approximately 41,000 physicians in more than 40 medical specialties

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Hopkins Dome with Dr Quinones

Johns Hopkins: Dome

Volume 57; Number 7; September 2006

Dome is a publication for all the members of the Johns Hopkins Medicine family. In this article, learn about Dr Q's story and about his early start as a scientist at Johns Hopkins University.

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Baltimore Grill: Dr Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa

September, 2008

The Hopkins neurosurgeon—and local hero—on Rocky, mastering his fear, and the 3-pound enigma.

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PopSci's 6th Annual Brilliant ten

October, 2007

We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science

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Reader's digest

Illegal Immigrant Turned Brain Surgeon

This article is an exciting review of Dr Q's story

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2006 Baltimore Sun - Dr Q's Story

The Baltimore Sun

October, 2006

Dr Q tells his life story and successfully removes a tumor - the size of an orange - from a 28 year old patient.

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Baltimore Sun - Brain Surgery with Dr Q

The Baltimore Sun: brain surgery hits prime time in science news

July, 2008

The rare surgery, an awake craniotomy, was captured for this season of “NOVA scienceNOW,” a science news magazine show on PBS.

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Fox News: Our American Dream -- written by Lucy Hood

October 19, 2011

Across the United States, in all fields of endeavor, Latinos are working to uphold their place in American society. Fox News Latino features Dr Q in "Our American Dream," a series of snapshots and profiles of Latino success stories.

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Hopkins Medicine

Winter 2007 - by David Dudley

PUBLISHED THREE TIMES A YEAR for alumni, faculty, parents and friends of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Hopkins Medicine magazine brings readers face to face with people, issues and events that shape one of the world's leading health care institutions. In this issue, Dr Q tells his inspiring story and reveals his present life as a world renown Surgeon and Scientist.

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Hopkins News with Dr Quinones

Johns Hopkins Medicine: News

2006 article reveals Dr Q's contribution to the discovery of human adult Neural Stem Cells.

"using special microscopes and chemical analysis of 42 samples of brain tissue taken at autopsy from seven people, and 43 samples of tissue removed with permission from living patients as part of unrelated neurosurgical procedures -- also revealed evidence of the move of cells lining the ventricles, or ependymal cells, to the same area of the brain, a discovery expected to provide further insight into the critical relationship among ependymal cell, astrocytes and potential brain stem cells."

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Science Daily - Dr Quinones

Sciencedaily: News

Gene delivery therapy into human brain cancer cells using nanoparticles -- July, 2011

Dr Q comments on a new technology developed by Hopkins Scientists that may one day prevent surgery all together.

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The Oyemagazine  with Dr Q

The oyemagazine

by Elisabeth Roman

This article is a short review of Dr Q's incredible story.

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Hopkins Children Center with Dr quinones

Johns Hopkins Children Center

Hispanic Children Rarely Get Top-Notch Care For Brain Tumors

This article features some of the work Dr Q and his team are conducting in the field of Public Health

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HHMI POST by Dr Q

HHMI: Bulletin

November, 2006

Many young scientists dream of heading a lab of their own. According to a few early and mid-career HHMI-supported researchers, todays's up-and-coming scientists experience certain realities their mentors never faced.

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Human Capital Blog by Dr Q

Human Capital Blog

January 10, 2012

This article is a Q&A about Dr Q's story, book, and future.

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La times interview Dr Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa

LA Times

Patt Morrison Asks: The brain, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa

"The first time I said it in public was at lunch with my classmates in medical school in 1994. They asked me how I came to the United States, and I said I hopped the fence -- very matter of fact -- and everybody was laughing."

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Personal Best - Dr Quinones

Your Personal Best - Dr Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa

by Chelsea Greenwood

This article goes over the many sacrifices Dr Q made to become who he is and " to make this a better place for all of us to live"

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What the stars are really thankful for - by Q

Health.com

What the Stars Are Really Thankful For

In this article, famous personalities, including Dr Q, tell us what they are most thankful for and the time they felt most scared.

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Orange Register article about Dr Q

Orange Register

A reminder of what America means -- by Yvette Cabrera

In the heat of political debates over immigration, Dr Q reminds us what America stands for and what made this country great.

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The Record article about Dr Quinones

Recordnet.com

Brain surgeon latest distinguished Delta graduate

Dr Q is featured as an illustrious alumnus of San Joaquin Delta college. Delta President Raul Rodriguez called Quinones-Hinojosa a "shining example of how a community college education can help students realize their dreams."

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Evelyn and Walter Haas - Dr Quinones

Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr. Fund

I came here with a dream

This is a philanthropic organization that serves as a voice of hope and a positive, unifying force for social changes. Dr Q's story is featured on their website.

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Forbes / Wolfe Emerging Technologies  - Dr Q

Forbes / Wolfe Emerging Technologies

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa: Brain Cancer’s Worst Enemy

Dr Q's fight against brain cancer is being featured in this issue of Wolfe Emerging Tech. Dr Q explains the importance of stem cell research for his fight against brain cancer.

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2008 Healthcare Heroes - Finalist

Healthcare Heroes: The Daily Record

2008 Finalist - By Mary Medland

What makes Dr Q special and why does he receive so much respect.

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