NREF – Opening Doors to Future Breakthroughs

The importance of scientific research and medical training has never been more clear, and the Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF) plays a pivotal role in advancing the specialty.

Please donate today and open a door to future breakthroughs. Your investment in the NREF allows the Foundation to support groundbreaking research.

  • Granting Awards – Between 1985 and 2014, the NREF awarded 218 grants totaling over $9 million.
  • Advancing Research - NREF grant recipients have received over $353 million in NIH funding. Each dollar granted by the NREF resulted in 36 NIH dollars.
  • Fostering Success - Over 30% of NREF grant recipients have gone on to receive NIH funding and nearly 20% have become chairs of academic departments.

To make a tax-deductible donation, visit our secure online Donate page. Your gift will help to advance neurosurgery and improve neurosurgical care for our patients.

Thank you for including the NREF in your philanthropy.

NREF is the Philanthropic Arm of the AANS

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