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NREF Opens Doors to the Future of Neurosurgery

The NREF plays a pivotal role in neurosurgery research. Your gift to the NREF is an investment in the future. Help advance the specialty at

  • NREF Grants & Awards – Since its inception, the NREF has 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.
  • Future Success – Over 30% of NREF grant recipients have gone on to receive NIH funding and nearly 20% have become chairs of academic departments.

NREF is the Philanthropic Arm of the AANS

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