Neurovascular-Hydrocephalus Research Group
The Neurovascular – Hydrocephalus Research Group wants to facilitate clinical research in the fields of neurovascular disease, hydrocephalus and cerebrospinal fluid disorders. The main focus is clinical research and secondary translational research towards basic neuroscience. The group aims at performing reseach at top international level, but also includes quality control studies as well as student projects.
The research group enrolls for students, PhD candidates, and post-Doc positions.
The Neurovascular-Hydrocephalus Research Group (NHRG) was established 2010 together with the new organization into Oslo University Hospital. The idea was to merge several research groups into one robust research group. The former groups were Neurodynamic Research group (Professor Eide), Cerebrovascular Surgery Research (Dr. Sorteberg), and Pediatric Hydrocephalus Research (Professor Lundar).
Per Kristian Eide MD PhD, Professor, Department of Neurosurgery contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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