Faculty, trainees and research staff of the Department of Neurological Surgery are national and international leaders in conducting groundbreaking neurological surgery research across the full spectrum of the neurosciences. Our Department conducts clinical, basic science, and translational research, with the goal of translating research findings into innovative, best quality care for our patients and for patients around the world. The rich, collaborative, and cross disciplinary research environments within our Department, at the University of Washington, and throughout the greater Seattle and Pacific Northwest region allow us to successfully address some of the most challenging and complex questions in the neurosciences and in neurological surgery today.