Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation


Support the next generation of neurosurgeons via an unrestricted donation or a mentor fund.

In-Training Neurosurgeons

Apply for research grants and attend free courses.

General Public

Support neurosurgical training and research with a donation in honor of a friend or loved one.

Industry Partners

Show your commitment to the field of neurosurgery by supporting research and educational courses.

News & Updates

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International Committee of the Red Cross

Charity Navigator has compiled a list of highly rated nonprofits already engaged in relief and recover efforts in Ukraine and the surrounding areas including medical services and medical supplies.

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Neurosurgical mentor

Join the Cushing Circle

Be recognized for your commitment to advancing neurosurgery.

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How You Can Help

Contribute to advance neurosurgical research and education.

Donate Here

Apply For Grants

Find application deadlines and requirements.

Apply Here

News & Updates

Find the latest announcements from the NREF.

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Give Today

The NREF is dedicated to providing education to neurosurgeons at all stages of their careers, as well as funding research into new and existing neurosurgical treatments, in order to identify links between best practices and improved outcomes in patient care.

NREF is the Philanthropic Arm of the AANS

Contact Us

5550 Meadowbrook Industrial Ct.
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-3852