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Pitt Team Ties for First in SANS Challenge
Goldschmidt, Gandhoke, Sekula finish tied for first in annual CNS quiz competition, but Ohio State comes out on top in sudden death finish. Read more>
Friedlander Receives Key to City
Danbury, Conn. presents key to city to department chairman as grateful appreciation for lifesaving treatment of mayor Mark D. Boughton. Read more>
Faraji Receives Top Award at Rowe Day
Fifth-year resident Amir Faraji receives best presentation award at 13th annual Stuart Rowe Society Lectureship and Research Day. Read more>
Stone Wins UPMC Safety Award
Resident wins Medical Education Award for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement for poster on reduction in ventriculostomy associated infections. Read more>
Stroke Survivor Featured on WTAE-TV
AVM survivor Alessandra Crivelli utilizes art therapy at UPMC Aneurysm Support Group to help others in their recovery and coping process. Read more >
Maroon Helps Provide Insight on Concussion Management to U.S. House Committee
Team neurosurgeon for the Pittsburgh Steelers among a group of team officials providing insight on NFL commitment to player health and safety. Read more>
Presentations at 2017 CNS Boston
Department faculty and residents participated in numerous courses, lectures and presentations at the 2017 CNS Annual Meeting held in Boston, October 7-11. Read more>
McDowell Elected to AANS YNC
Young Neurosurgeons Committee helps develop future leaders of neurosurgery, providing a forum to impact the direction of the specialty. Read more>
Maroon Featured in Wheeling Newspaper
The Intelligencer feature article focuses on 77-year-old health and sports medicine expert's active lifestyle and commitment to healthy living. Read more >
Amankulor Guest on Pittsburgh Live
Brain cancer expert appears on KDKA-TV's morning show to talk about brain cancer and the annual Brain Cancer Awareness Race 5K. Read more >