Founded by the AANS in 1981, the Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF) has become the premier foundation supporting neurosurgical research studies. The NREF focuses its grant funding on well-conceived basic science, patient-oriented clinical and outcomes research projects for young neurosurgeons and neurosurgical residents in North America.
Since our inception in 2004, we have been dedicated to advancing the diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of children’s brain tumors through the support of scientific investigations. We have also strived to increase awareness of this condition and provide pertinent information for patients and their families.
On a beautiful Saturday in Central Park, The Department of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, in association with the American Association of Neurological Surgeons(AANS), held their annual Neurosurgery Softball Tournament, a day that has been declared as “Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament Day” in the City of New York. 2015 Tournament Results 2015 […]
Endorsed by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, this date has been declared “Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament Day” in the City of New York, and is supported by the New York Yankees. Read More
We have confirmation: The 2016 date for the 13th annual Neurosurgery Softball Tournament Fundraiser to support brain tumor research is Saturday, June 11, 2016! Get ready for a day of camaraderie and, something neurosurgeons are used to, battling nerves!