Information Resources for Medical Students and Others Interested in Neurosurgery
Research Training :: The Mass General Department of Neurosurgery is a leader in clinical, translational and basic science research. Every neurosurgical attending is engaged in research and works closely with collaborators from Neurooncology, Radiation Oncology, Neuropathology, Neurophysiology, Neurology and the Mass General Cancer and Vascular Centers. Residents pursue research projects with mentors stemming from neurosurgery, and researchers at Mass General, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Broad Institute, Dana Farber Cancer Center and Harvard University.
RESIDENTS ARE MENTORED BY CLINICAL AND SCIENTIFIC MENTORS IN DEVELOPING A SUBSPECIALTY AND RESEARCH EXPERTISE LEADING TO AWARDS, FUNDING AND PRESENTATIONS AT NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS.
Research Accomplishments :: The Mass General Department of Neurosurgery has a successful track record with NIH and foundation grants. Our residents are often awarded independent funding and fellowships, including awards from the NIH (NRSA, K08) NREF, ABTA, Parkinson Disease Foundation, American Parkinson Disease Associations, Burroughs Welcome Fund and many others. Numerous residents have had high quality publications in journals such as Science, Nature Neuroscience, Nature Medicine, Cancer Discovery, New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Neurosurgery and Neurosurgery, among many others. The department has also been awarded the prestigious R25 training grant by the NIH to support the resident research years.
MGH NEUROSURGERY HAS AN R25 TRAINING GRANT TO SUPPORT RESIDENT RESEARCH.
The clinical faculty, most of whom have a significant research interest, are joined in the department by basic researchers covering a broad spectrum of neurobiology, neurophysiology, and neuropathology. The laboratories within MGH Neurosurgery include the Molecular Neuroscience Laboratory, the Laboratory of Molecular Neurophysiology, Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory, the Center for Nervous System Repair, the Laboratory for Cellular Engineering and the Laboratory for Sensorimotor Integration. See Research @ Neurosurgery for more listings.
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