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 endorsed by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg as “Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament Day” in the City of New […]
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
AANS Special Announcement - Published as a Service for Members by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons - June 28, 2012 – University of Miami Wins 9th Annual Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament This year’s competing Departments of Neurosurgery included Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian I, Columbia University Medical Center/New York Presbyterian II, Weill Cornell Medical College/Memorial Sloan-Kettering […]
We have confirmation: The 2013 date for the 10th annual Neurosurgery Softball Tournament Fundraiser to support brain tumor research is Saturday, June 1st, 2013! Get ready for a day of camaraderie and, something neurosurgeons are used to, battling nerves!