Resources and Support for Patients

Brain Trauma

Anatomy of the Brain - American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Brain Injury Association of America - advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment and education and to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury.

VHL Family Alliance - dedicated to improving diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life for individuals and families affected by von Hippel-Lindau disease.

Brain Tumor

American Brain Tumor Association - founded in 1973 by two families who lost children to brain tumors, ABTA is a global organization making major strides by funding brain tumor research and providing the information patients need to make educated decisions about their healthcare.

Acoustic Neuroma Association - provides information and support to patients who have been diagnosed with or experienced an acoustic neuroma or other benign problem affecting the cranial nerves.

Brain Tumor Foundation For Children, Inc. - non-profit volunteer organization whose purposes are to: 1) Provide emotional and informational support to families of children with brain tumors; 2) Promote public education and awareness of the disease; 3) Raise funds to support research for a cure and for improvement in the treatment and the quality of life of the victims of pediatric brain tumor disease.

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation - information and resources for families facing the challenge of a child with a brain or spinal cord tumor.

National Brain Tumor Society - non-profit organization whose mission is to provide resources, information, and support to people whose lives are affected by brain tumor disease and to fund brain tumor research.


Epilepsy Foundation - works for children and adults affected by seizures through research, education, advocacy and service.


Children's Tumor Foundation - dedicated to improving the health and well being of individuals and families affected by the neurofibromatoses.


Journal of Neurosurgery

Patient Information - American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Pediatric Neurosurgery

American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons

Brain Injury Association of America

Brain Tumors in Children - Stanford Children's Health

Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation

Hydrocephalus Association

Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Pediatric Neurosurgery- Stanford Children's Health

Spina Bifida Association

Think First - National Injury Prevention Foundation - national foundation dedicated to preventing head and spinal cord injuries in children.

World Arnold Chiari Malformation Association

Pituitary Disease

Pituitary Network Association - international non-profit organization for patients with pituitary tumors and disorders, their families, loved ones, and the physicians and healthcare providers who treat them.


Anatomy of the Spine and Peripheral Nervous System - American Association of Neurological Surgeons

Understand Spine Surgery - includes articles, videos and 3D medical animations

Stroke/Cerebrovascular Disease