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Jovin, Jankowitz To Lead Neuroendovascular Therapy
Tudor Jovin has been appointed to head the UPMC Center for Neuroendovascular Therapy while Brian Jankowitz has been appointed to serve as the center's co-director and direct the department's neuroendovascular fellowship program. Read more>
Friedlander Installed as Endowed Chair in Neurological Surgery
Department chairman receives official designation from School of Medicine Arthur S. Levine, MD, in cermony marked with lecture on central nervous system research. Read more>
Faculty Publish Book on Brain Malformations
Niranjan, Kano, Lunsford detail 30 years of radiosurgery experience for arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations and dural arteriovenous fistulas. Read more>
BTRC Featured in Journal Concussion Article
Brain Trauma Research Center researcher Don Krieger authors article on advancements in brain recordings for concussions in International Science Grid This Week. Read more >
Woman Guides Robot Arm With Thoughts
Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara part of University of Pittsburgh research team helping quadriplegic maneuver a mind-controlled, human-like robot arm. Read more>
Collins, UPMC Concussion Program Featured in WSJ
Wall Street Journal article talks about efforts to improve the diagnosis and care of concussions in teens and children. Read more >
Pollack Receives Mahaley Clinical Research Award
Pediatric neurosurgery chief receives National Brain Tumor Society award for recently published peptide vaccine therapy paper. Read more>
New Neuro Lab Dedicated at UPMC Presbyterian
Neuroapoptosis and Translational Therapeutics Laboratory to focus on basic pathophysiological mechanisms in neurological disorders. Read more>
Engh Featured on WPXI-TV News
Story discusses 19-year-old patient with tiny cyst in center of brain that was blocking the flow of spinal and brain fluid, triggering headaches and vision propblems. Read more >
Pittsburgh Gamma Knife Marks 25th Anniversary
UPMC Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery marks silver anniversary of first patient treatment of novel, game-changing brain surgery in North America. (See also Gamma Knife surgical team marks 25 years since first test in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.) Read more>