About Our Research

Our research is focused on improving lives now and funding the breakthrough research of tomorrow.

Advancing Research

Since 2009, we have worked diligently to build a comprehensive hydrocephalus research program. Today, our programs span basic, translational, and clinical research and funds efforts to find a cure and improve the lives of those living with the condition, from the smallest preemies to seniors with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus.


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2018-2020 Research Report


Our Research Impact: We are Building SUCCESS
The Hydrocephalus Association is focused on funding high-quality, high-impact research and building the hydrocephalus research community. Our impact can be seen far and wide throughout the hydrocephalus research field.

Since the start of our Research Initiative in 2009, HA has:

• Invested over $12M in our Research Program
• Awarded 43 Grants
• Supported 3 Research Networks
• Sponsored 8 Research Workshops

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Research Overview
Research by dedicated scientists and clinicians from a wide range of disciplines is expanding our knowledge of hydrocephalus, translating discoveries and insights into vital new treatments and clinical care practices for people living with hydrocephalus.

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Research Milestones
HA officially started the Research Initiative in 2009 but work on its development began long before. Learn about how the initiative started and the significant activities since.

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Research News
Take a look at our research blogs! The blogs cover topics from HA’s current research activities and new studies that have been published to educating yourself on how to evaluate relevant research.

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Check Out Our Sponsored Events

The Hydrocephalus Association sponsors research conferences and workshops to bring together researchers, clinicians, and academics from across multiple disciplines. These conferences are designed to enable collaboration, review the current state of hydrocephalus research, and identify promising research opportunities that bring us closer to a cure.