John A. Jane
John A. Jane, Sr. (September 21, 1931 – September 18, 2015) was an American neurosurgeon, and Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia. He was Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia from 1969-2006. Dr. Jane was the program director for the hospital's residency training program in Neurosurgery. He is the former editor-in-chief of the Journal of Neurosurgery, a position he had held from 1992 to 2013. During his tenure as the Journal of Neurosurgery's editor, he also founded the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, the Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, and Neurosurgical Focus, the first peer-reviewed, online neurosurgery journal. Dr. Jane treated actor Christopher Reeve after the horse riding accident that left Reeve a quadriplegic.
In 2004, Dr. Jane was named a Cushing Medalist, the highest award given by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
- Cytology of tumors affecting the nervous system (with David Yashon) (1969)
- Scientific foundations and surgical treatment of craniosynostosis (with John A. Persing and Milton T. Edgerton) (1989)
- Craniofacial surgery : science and surgical technique (2002). ISBN 978-0-7216-8701-8
- "Jane Sr., Dr. John Anthony". Daily Progress. 20 September 2015. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
- "US Air Force Neurosurgeons Help Save the Lives of Innocent Young Victims of War in Afghanistan". Newswise. 16 July 2010. Retrieved 22 July 2010.
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