News

Maroon Featured on SportingKid Live
Concussion expert explains why youth football has never been safer in Q and A on National Alliance for Youth Sports website. Read more >
Maroon Helps Make The Crucible a Success
Three-day, 70-mile extreme hike raises over $71,000 for Checkpoint, a local online service developed to help area veterans and military families. Read more>
Hamilton Named to ESJ Advisory Board
Scoliosis, adult spinal deformity and trauma expert named to advisory board of the European Spine Journal. Read more>
Friedlander Hosts Crown Prince and Princess of Serbia for Telemedicine Fundraiser
Dinner helps raise over $25,000 for telemedicine program linking UPMC’s experts with doctors in Serbia. 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 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 >
Maroon Appears on NFL Total Access
Noted sports medicine and concussion expert interviewed regarding recent early NFL retirements and general safety of youth football. Read more >
Maroon Featured in CTE Q&A at USA Football
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy injuries discussed in follow-up to recently published 60-year review of disease in athletes and veterans. Read more >