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Neurosurgical Research

The Department of Neurological Surgery at Saint Louis University conducts research dedicated to improving patient outcomes through understanding the underlying causes of neurological disease, advancements in minimally invasive surgical techniques and assessment of patient outcomes.

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is uniquely equipped with some of the most advanced neuroimaging techniques, including magnetoencephalography (MEG) and functional MRI.

Saint Louis University's Division of Neurosurgery annually makes significant advances across a broad portfolio of basic science, clinical research and technological advances, including clinical trials.

We strive to deliver professional, courteous and quality services to all those who participate in our research trials. We follow federal guidelines for Good Clinical Practice, FDA-mandated procedures and compliance with all ethical standards for human research. We also provide private areas for all research-related consenting and confidential storage for all research materials.

The University’s Office of Research Integrity's Responsible Conduct of Research program, along with the research oversight committees, boards and offices, provides regulatory guidance and educational resources which ensure our research upholds SLU’s ethical standards and complies with all applicable local, state and federal regulations and guidelines.