News

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>
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 >
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>