News

Niemelä to Serve as 2019 Rowe Lecturer
Helsinki University Hospital chair of neurosurgery honored guest at 15th Stuart Rowe Day, highlighting research activities in neurosurgery. Read more>
First Sports Med Fellowship Established
Fellowship will include rotations with Steelers, Penguins and other programs and will offer exposure in other sports-related specialties. Read more>
Experts Write on NFL Concussion Protocol
Concussion experts Okonkwo, Maroon, Miele, Norwig pen article for AANS on experience working with the NFL’s concussion protocol. Read more >
Presentations at 2019 CNS San Francisco
Department faculty and residents will participate in a number of activities at the 2019 CNS Annual Meeting set for October 19-23 in San Francisco. Read more>
Tyler-Kabara Featured in WPXI Story
Children's Hospital doc featured in WPXI-TV story showing how hospital's new intra-operating room MRI helped remove tumor from young girl. Read more >
Gamma Knife Marks 32 Years at UPMC
Over 16,000 patients have been treated at the Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery, the first Gamma Knife site installed in North America. Read more>
Residents Take Honors at Pa Meeting
Daniel Tonetti and Michael McDowell win awards for presentations at the 106th Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more>
Copeland Grants Awarded
$150,000 in grant money awarded by the Pittsburgh Foundation through the Walter L. Copeland Fund to support cranial research projects. Read more>
Department Honors 2019 Chief Residents
A special reception and dinner was held June 15 at the Pittsburgh Golf Club honoring 2019 chief residents William Ares, Stephen Johnson, W. Christopher Newman and Christian Ricks. Read more>
Brain Aneurysm Run/Walk Set for Aug 24
Annual fundraiser to help raise brain aneurysm awareness and support will be held at Northshore Riverfront Park near Heinz Field. Read more>