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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 >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 12,000 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... 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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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 >
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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 >


Barbaro to Lecture on Epilepsy
Betsey Barton Professor and Chairman of Neurological Surgery at Indiana University appearing as visiting professor April 22. Read more>
Wecht Patient Featured in Post-Gazette
Article talks about delicate brain surgery and rehab to help teenager recover from dangerous vascular malformation on the brain. Read more>
Fernandez-Miranda Awarded Major NIH Grant
Director of the department’s Fiber Tractography Lab receives grant in support of project studying language connectivity pathways and neuroplasticity in aphasic stroke patients. Read more>
Department Presentations at 2015 AANS
Faculty and residents scheduled to present numerous seminars, courses and lectures at upcoming AANS Annual Meeting in Washington. Read more>
Department Nurse Creates Credentialing App
Steven Benso creates app for nurses to help track and manage licenses, certifications, clearances, continuing education and other vital documents. Read more>
'Live Like Lou' Founder Passes Away
Neil Alexander dies from Lou Gehrig's Disease. Had recently launched $10 million research center at University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute. Read more>

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