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Okonkwo Part of New Major TBI Study
Trauma expert part of $18.8 million National Institutes of Health study to improve traumatic brain injury diagnosis and treatment. Read more>
Maroon Completes 5th Hawaiian Ironman
Noted neurosurgeon and sports medicine expert places 15th in his age division in one of world's most grueling endurance competitions. Read more>
Thirumala Elected President of Pennsylvania Neurological Society
Center of Clinical Neurophysiology co-director elected to two-year term at neurologist group's 2013 annual meeting. Read more>
Foundations provide grant for ALS research
Pittsburgh Foundation and LiveLikeLou.org provide $100,000 to support research by Robert Friedlander into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Read more >
Rothfus Visits UPMC Presbyterian
Rep. Keith Rothfus visited UPMC Presbyterian, September 24, in an effort to learn more about the health system’s advanced neurological services. Read more>
Richardson, Crammond Featured on 'The Cure'
Foreign TV show profiles three Parkinson's Disease patients who underwent Deep Brain Stimulation. Read more >
Maroon Talks Ironman on KDKA Radio
Noted neurosurgeon and sports medicine expert talks about his participation in upcoming Hawaii Ironman competition. Read more >
MEG Highlighted in PBS Brain Special
UPMC neuromagnetic recording system featured in Alan Alda hosted PBS neuroscience documentary called Brains on Trial. Read more >
Fernandez-Miranda Lab Work Featured on Cover on Cerebral Cortex
Journal spotlights study showing the structure and connectivity of a previously poorly known fiber tract in the human brain: the Middle Longitudinal Fascicle. Read more >
Maroon Quoted in PG Spine Antibiotics Story
Spine expert provides comments in Post-Gazette on European study suggesting that chronic low back pain is caused by bacterial infections. Read more >