The Division of Neurosurgery researchers conduct basic science and clinical research in order to better understand the processes leading to neurologic disorders and to develop the most effective strategies to treat them. Faculty research interests include nervous system development and disorders, cancer, stem cells, epilepsy, movement disorders, head and spine injury, hydrocephalus, neurodegenerative disease, cerebrovascular disease, inflammatory disorders and minimally invasive surgery.

The Division of Neurosurgery provides research opportunities to trainees to further their academic growth and position them as leaders in the field of pediatric neurosurgery. A commitment to research is an important part of the Division’s efforts to provide the highest quality, comprehensive, innovative neurosurgical care to our community and the region.