News

Friedlander Elected to National Academy
Department chair one of 85 new members to National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Read more>
Lunsford Named Recipient of Patient Award
Internationally recognized authority on stereotactic surgery named UPMC Excellence in Patient Experience Award winner as rated by patients. Read more>
Agarwal Authors Neuro Fundamentals Book
Fifth-year resident compiles portable reference source for residents and medical students providing a one-stop roadmap to a neurosurgical career. Read more>
BCI Team Awarded Major NIH Grants
Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara's brain computer interface team awarded over $8 million in grants to continue research to help paralyzed patients. Read more>
Agarwal Selected For CNS Fellows Program
Fifth-year resident chosen to participate in 2019-20 Congress of Neurological Surgeons neurosurgeons-in-training governance program. Read more>
Shazier Recognizes Maroon, Okonkwo
Pittsburgh Steeler Ryan Shazier thanks trauma experts for their role in his recovery after receiving Bettis Foundation Courage Award. Read more >
McDowell Featured in YNC Newsletter
PGY-5 resident pens article for Young Neurosurgeons News on University of Pittsburgh's medical student chapter’s intro to neurosurgery course. Read more >
Jankowitz Special Guest at BAF Symposium
Vascular neurosurgery expert serves as special guest speaker at Brain Aneurysm Foundation's 12th Annual Research Grant Symposium. Read more>
Nowicki Receives Top Award at Rowe Day
Third-year resident Kamil Nowicki receives best presentation award at 14th annual Stuart Rowe Society Lectureship and Research Day. Read more>
Presentations at 2018 CNS Houston
Department faculty and residents participated in numerous courses, lectures and presentations at the 2018 CNS Annual Meeting held October 6-10 in Houston. Read more>