NIH – Surgical Neurology Branch

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PATIENT CARE

The NINDS Surgical Neurology Branch supports the Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health’s mission “to provide hope through pioneering clinical research to improve human health.” The Neurosurgery Clinic treats patients with tumors of the central and peripheral nervous system, including Parkinson’s Disease, Movement Disorders, Neurofibromatosis Type 2 (NF2), von Hippel Lindau (VHL), Syringomyelia/Chiari and cancer pain.

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RESEARCH

The NINDS Surgical Neurology Branch in the Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health focuses on providing optimal care for neurosurgical patients through clinical studies and research. Research is performed in its Biochemistry Section, Clinical Neurosurgery Unit, Molecular and Therapeutics Unit, Neuropathology Unit, Functional and Restorative Unit, Neurosurgery Unit for Pituitary and Inheritable Diseases, and Brain Tumor Immunology Laboratory.

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EDUCATION

The NINDS Surgical Neurology Branch at the National Institutes of Health offers a residency training program in collaboration with the University of Virginia for surgeons committed to a career in academic neurosurgery. The program is designed to foster the application of basic science research to clinical neurosurgical problems.

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