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A modular work station in the lab can be configured to support almost any surgical specialty or approach.

The lab set-up for the 2nd Annual Nicholson Lecture in surgical neuroanatomy and research.

Attendees at the 7th Annual Kempfer Functional Neuroanatomy Seminar get hands-on training.



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    Nicholas Levine, M.D. (left), director of the MECCA Lab, and Jon H. Robertson, M.D., professor and chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, The University of Tennessee, during the 2nd Annual Nicholson Lecture in Surgical Neuroanatomy and Research. 

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    Dr. Robertson is hands-on with participants of the lecture. 

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    A new 3-D screen (glasses are required) showcases surgical work. 

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    LED overhead lights provide appropriate lighting during surgical training. 

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    Dr. Levine teaching during the 7th Annual Kempfer Functional Neuroanatomy Seminar. 

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    Each workstation has integrated technology -- overheard cameras attached to LED surgical lights, so one station can broadcast to the entire room. 

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    Participants at the neuroanatomy seminar get hands-on training with cadavers. 

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