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Faculty and residents in the Department of Neurosurgery are involved in research in a variety of interests. View our recent publications. The department research and news is also featured in a newsletter that is published semi-annually. Recent topics have included clinical trials in pediatric neurosurgery, the ABT plate, and venous thromboembolism in neurosurgery.

Research Projects

Here is a list of the current projects and labs here at the University of Utah:

  • Mechanisms of hypoxia-induced tumor progression
  • Genetic abnormalities that cause pediatric brain tumors
  • Benign and malignant brain tumor angiogenesis and biology
  • Rapid-stretch nerve injury model: biomechanics, quantification and genetic manipulation