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Current Research Studies

current research

As a Neurosurgical Department, the University of Washington is one of the largest recipients of National Institutes of Health (NIH) and private funding in the United States. With more than 30 faculty members actively involved in basic science and clinical research, the department provides a fertile environment for scientific investigation.

The following areas of neuroscience are currently being investigated:

Published Research Articles

View complete lists of current research publications by faculty from the Department of Neurological Surgery.

Participate in Clinical Trials

The Department of Neurological Surgery is currently seeking volunteers for clinical trials.

Follow the link to learn more about participating in these studies.

Featured Faculty:

Franck Kalume, PhD

Dr. Kalume investigates a form of epilepsy called Dravet Syndrome, as well as the mechanism that allows the ketogenic high-fat diet to suppress seizures.

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