NREF Industry Partners

Partnerships with industry are critical to the advancement of technology, research and education in neurosurgery.

The NREF recognizes those corporate supporters who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the neurosciences as Pinnacle Partners in Neurosurgery.

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Supporting Partners

  • Brainlab
  • Globus Medical
  • Leica Microsystems
  • Varian Medical Systems
  • ZEISS

Convening annually, key industry partners are invited to participate in the Corporate Leadership Council (CLC), an exclusive gathering for discussing collaborations to advance neurosurgery. The meeting is an opportunity for corporate supporters to discuss issues related to neurosurgical education, research, advocacy and patient care with the leaders of the AANS, the NREF and the NeuroPoint Alliance (NPA).

This meeting provides a vital forum for the sharing of ideas and discussion on topics of mutual interest, including new developments in the field of neurosurgery, improvements in diagnostics and treatments, changes in health care delivery and consumer expectations, advocacy, health care reform, compliance, transparency and evidence-based medicine.

The 2019 CLC meeting included representatives from:

  • Brainlab
  • DePuy
  • Globus Medical
  • Integra LifeSciences
  • Leica Microsystems
  • NuVasive
  • Synaptive Medical
  • Varian Medical Systems
  • ZEISS
  • Zimmer Biomet

The NREF thanks its industry partners for their commitment and contributions to the specialty.