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Leading Minimally Invasive Spine Treatments
The University of Pittsburgh Spine Services Division has advanced a number of innovative spine procedures featuring less trauma and offering patients reduced hospital stays and quicker recovery times... Learn more >
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Deep Brain Stimulation
Our department is the only one in Pennsylvania offering both awake, frame-based DBS and asleep, interventional-MRI based DBS to treat Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.... Learn more >
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Human Neural Prosthetics Program
The Human Neural Prosthetics Program is a multidisciplinary effort exploring the utilization of brain computer interfaces for improving the lives of patients with motor disabilities. ... Learn more >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 13,500 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... Learn more >
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Comprehensive Cerebrovascular Care
Our department offers one of the most comprehensive cerebrovascular care centers in the country, treating all forms of vascular disorders of the brain and spine in a multispecialty environment.... Learn more >
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Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
EEA minimally invasive neurosurgery was pioneered at the University of Pittsburgh. The procedure allows neurosurgeons to reach deep-seated tumors and allows patients to quickly return to normal life.... Learn more >
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High-Definition Fiber Tracking
Innovative HDFT technology has been implemented at the University of Pittsburgh allowing for accurate studies of structural brain connectivity in patients and in research activities ... Learn more >


Zenonos Receives Top Award at Rowe Day
Sixth-year resident Georgios A. Zenonos receives best presentation award at twelfth annual Stuart Rowe Society Lectureship and Research Day. Read more>
Pitt to Lead DOD-Funded Trauma Network
David Okonkwo to coordinate clinical efforts in project intended to help improve trauma care for military personnel and civilians. Read more>
Richardson to Lead BRAIN Initiative
NIH-funded grant will aid multidisciplinary, multi-institution team gather a deeper understanding of how speech is controlled in the brain. Read more>
Paralyzed Man Regains Sense of Touch
Elizabeth Tyler Kabara co-investgator on team helping paralyzed man regain sense of touch through a mind-controlled robotic arm. Read more>
Tyler-Kabara, Okonkwo Participate at White House Frontiers Conference
National convening of leading scientists and innovators discussed building U.S. capacity in science, technology, and innovation. Read more>
Presentations at 2016 CNS San Diego
Department faculty and residents participated in numerous courses, presentations and lectures at the CNS Annual Meeting, held in San Diego, Calif., September 24-28. Read more>

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