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NREF Honor Your Mentor Funds Announce Awards

Honor Your Mentor (HYM) Funds recognize the incredible people who have advanced neurosurgery. Each mentor fund has a specific purpose. Donations fund a chosen research or educational endeavor in the mentor’s name across a variety of subspecialties.

The NREF congratulates the latest recipients of awards from HYM funds:

CHARLES L. BRANCH, SR. FUND

The fund supports the Branch Award for Clinical Research.

2021 Nitin Agarwal, MD
"REDUCE – Comparative effectiveness of reduction versus in-situ arthrodesis for high grade spondylolisthesis: A quality outcomes database pilot study"

RALPH G. DACEY FUND

2020 Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD, FAANS

EDWARD R. LAWS FUND

Scholarship recipients for a departmental summer program for underprivileged and minority high school and college students.

2021 Mischa McLean, John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science

Samantha Bethoney, Northeastern University

L. DADE LUNSFORD FUND

The AANS/CNS Section on Tumors will grant $1,000 awards at both AANS and CNS meetings based on the best radiosurgery abstract scored.

2021 Isaac Jonathan Pomeraniec, MD (AANS Annual Scientific Meeting)

ANDREW T. PARSA FUND

2021 Michael B. Keough, MD, PhD, Stanford University, Andrew T. Parsa Research Fellowship Grant

On behalf of the NREF Board of Directors, we congratulate all Honor Your Mentor Fund award recipients and offer our best wishes for continued success.

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