Innovation, Focus, Collaboration

The Duke Department of Neurosurgery engages in basic, translational and clinical research focused on conquering diseases of the nervous system. Our research teams are led by a productive group of clinically active neurosurgeons, neuro-oncologists, surgeon scientists and eight dedicated PhD researchers. Overall, the team has been awarded more than $22 million in grant support.

Basic and Translational Research

Our researchers are involved in a wide range of basic and translational research projects in collaboration with a number of research institutions across the Duke University Health System and throughout the world.

Find out more about Duke Neurosurgery basic and translational research initiatives.

Clinical Research

Our clinician-scientists are committed to improving the lives and outcomes of our patients -- from diagnosis through treatment -- by pursuing aggressive clinical research.

Find out more about clinical research conducted by Duke Neurosurgery.