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Founded in 1931 as the Harvey Cushing Society, the AANS is a scientific and educational association with more than 12,000 members worldwide. The AANS is dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurological surgery in order to provide the highest quality of neurosurgical care to the public.

If you are a reporter interested in interviewing an AANS member for an upcoming story, please contact Spencer Bone at 847.378.0525.

View the most recent news, releases and announcements from the AANS.

The AANS observes Neurosurgery Awareness during the month of August, focusing on topics such as traumatic brain injury (TBI), back pain, stroke and more.


The AANS invites media personnel to report on the research and scientific advancements presented at the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting.

Refer to this alphabetical listing of brain tumors, indexed by type, with detailed descriptions.

This listing of neurosurgical terminology contains brief descriptions of technical terms for the layperson.