NREF Events

The NREF has been hard at work, and we look forward to sharing our progress and plans for the future with donors, collaborating organizations and industry partners when we can safely gather together again. We hope to see you soon!


Van Wagenen Hockey Tournament

Save the date! Please join us for a weekend of all-things hockey at the 1st Annual Van Wagenen Hockey Tournament from January 27th-28th in Minneapolis, MN, hosted by the former Van Wagenen fellows. Access the RSVP form here.


Save the Date! Visit the NREF team at the 2024 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting Chicago, Illinois, May 3-6, 2024 and learn more about our courses, grant and fellowship programs.


2024 CNS Annual Meeting in Houston, TX

Save the Date! The NREF will be represented at the 2024 CNS Annual Meeting in Houston, TX, September 28-October 2, 2024.


Congratulations to Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI), winners of the 18th Annual Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament, hosted by Columbia University, held June 10, 2023 in New York City's Central Park. Over $150,000 was raised for brain tumor research through NREF. Join us for the 19th annual tourney scheduled for June 1, 2024.




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