CURE Neuro

Helping children with hydrocephalus and spina bifida survive and thrive through global partnerships in training, treatment, and discovery

CURE Neuro


On-site training at CURE Uganda

  • 15+ years of experience in the endoscopic treatment of hydrocephalus
  • High clinical volume (over 1,000 surgeries each year)
  • Expert faculty, surgical & clinical teams


Comprehensive treatment strategy

  • Early detection
  • Timely intervention
  • Research informed practice
  • Focused follow-up
  • Compassionate care


An emphasis on research since 2001

  • 25+ global publications. (JNS, NEJM, Lancet)
  • Informing global practice in treatment of hydrocephalus & spina bifida
  • A core of CURE Neuro fellowship & partners

CURE Neuro Algorithm

Appropriate diagnosis and operative selection are equally important to technical skill in management of infant hydrocephalus. The clinical indications for treatment described in the CURE Neuro Algorithm and Clinical Protocol for Infant Hydrocephalus provide a framework that can assist the neurosurgeon to decide when surgical intervention is appropriate.

CURE Neuro Fellowship

a CURE Neuro fellow trains on a simulator at CURE Uganda

CURE Neuro works with fellows who are self-funded (through their home institution) as well as with those who rely on a scholarship.  CURE Neuro will work with the fellow’s home institution and our partners to ensure:

Interested applicants should have:

A CURE Neuro fellowship can take up to 8 weeks to complete.

Get in touch!

Contact us if interested in the any of the following:

  • CURE Neuro Fellowship (self-funded/scholarship)
  • Becoming a Partnership Treatment Location
  • Exploring Research Collaboration
  • Other unique partnership opportunities


To express your interest in a fellowship, complete and submit the following form:

Interest Form (PDF)

CURE Neuro has previously operated under the names “CURE Hydrocephalus” and “CURE Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida.” CURE Neuro was preceded by the “iPATH” fellowship program.