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Paralyzed Man Regains Sense of Touch
Elizabeth Tyler Kabara co-investgator on team helping paralyzed man regain sense of touch through a mind-controlled robotic arm. Read more>
Tyler-Kabara, Okonkwo Participate at White House Frontiers Conference
National convening of leading scientists and innovators discussed building U.S. capacity in science, technology, and innovation. Read more>
Friedlander Honored as Doctor of Distinction
Ladies Hospital Aid Society selects department chairman as one of its 2016 honorees at group's 118th Brain Gain Gala fundraiser. Read more>
Friedlander Featured in KDKA-TV HDFT Story
Report shows how High Definition Fiber Tracking (HDFT) helped save the vision of a patient diagnosed with a glioblastoma. Read more >
Niranjan Selected for Mentoring Award
University of Pittsburgh's Allen Humphrey Excellence in Mentoring Award demonstrates exemplary care and commitment in student mentoring. Read more>
FDA Approves ImPACT Test Devices
Co-developer Joseph Maroon sees first-of-its-kind computerized test opening doors to millions of kids who lacked baseline concussion testing. Read more>
Resident Funded for Aneurysm Project
Kamil W. Nowicki receives funding from Brain Aneurysm Foundation for project designed to ultimately develop a pharmacological treatment of unruptured and coiled aneurysms. Read more>
Lunsford, Former Patient Featured on WPXI
Segment talks about how former brain tumor patient’s life-saving experience with Gamma Knife expert inspired a career in medicine. Read more>
Ghuman, Richardson Study Sheds Light on How Words Are Represented in the Brain
Using direct neural recordings from the visual word form area, researchers were able to see words that patients read as the patients read them. Read more>
Richardson Featured in KDKA-TV OCD Story
Movement disorders expert talks about how deep brain stimulation can help patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. Read more >