The doctors at Loma Linda University's Department of Neurosurgery are leaders who actively participate in research dedicated to improving the lives of individuals. Our physicians engage in research that pioneers new strategies, therapies and devices that advance the field of neurological science. The department’s research is conducted in a clinical setting through clinical trials and with the aid of state-of-the-art technology.

The Department of Neurosurgery’s research is currently focused on:

•    Ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
•    Global cerebral ischemia
•    Neonatal hypoxia
•    Neurological complications of surgery and anesthesia


Research Faculty


Ying Nie, Ph.D.


Helen Huang, MD


Konrad Talbot, PhD