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Maroon Comments on CBD Research
Health expert quoted in Consumer Reports article regarding ability of cannabidiol—a compound found in marijuana—to help you sleep better. Read more >
New Findings in Huntington's Research
New mechanisms dubbed "neuritosis" might explain neurons shrinking in Huntington's disease, opening new targets for therapy. Read more>
Maroon Fitness Center Dedicated
Fully-equipped gym will complement department wellness efforts to help physicians, residents and staff maintain a healthy lifestyle. Read more>
T-Cell Project Awarded Major Funding
Gary Kohanbash lab one of four groups receiving awards from Brain Tumor Funders' Collaborative for brain tumor immunotherapy research. Read more>
Goldschmidt Named Van Wagenen Fellow
Sixth-year resident named recipient of the 2020 William P. Van Wagenen fellowship from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Read more>
Levy Named 2019 Jannetta Lecturer
Univ of Buffalo neurosurgery chair and neurovascular disease expert selected as honored guest at second annual Peter J. Jannetta Lecture, April 3. Read more>
Maroon Launches 2nd Edition of Square One
Health and sports medicine expert releases second edition of popular book that provides a simple guide to leading a balanced life. Read more>
BCI Patient Featured in New Yorker
Article details how Univ of Pittsburgh doctors helped paralyzed patient use brain-controlled interface device to control a prosthetic arm. Read more >
McDowell Appointed PAMED Delegate
Fifth-year resident appointed to Pennsylvania Medical Society advocacy society representing physicians and patients from Allegheny County. Read more>
Maroon Discusses Prayer in Healing
Health and fitness expert talks about the power of prayer in helping patients reduce stress prior to surgery in forward.com article. Read more >