CHI St. Vincent announced the grand opening of the new Arkansas Neuroscience Institute Research and Education Center.
The new facility will work to improve treatment outcomes for patients, map the human brain and provide training for neurosurgeons to develop the skills necessary to tackle the most complex cases.
The facility is the culmination of a $30-million project to develop a new neurosurgery, education and research facilities in central Arkansas.
“This is not just a new building, but a beacon of light for neurosurgeons around the world,” said Arkansas Neuroscience Director Dr. Ali Krisht.
“Neurosurgery as a field is very unknown. This center will become an oasis for all the thinkers and people who deal with neurosurgical problems to come learn with us and at the same time contribute to our learning,” Dr. Krisht said.