News

Agarwal Selected as CSNS Fellow
Second-year resident receives socioeconomic fellowship for 2016-17 from Council of of State Neurosurgical Societies. Read more>
Maroon Helping Lead Novel TBI Study
Gordie Howe Initiative is first clinical trial of its type to use adult stem cells to regenerate and preserve brain cells in brain injury patients in U.S. Read more >
Richardson Featured in Journal Podcast
Movement disorders expert discusses the neurobiology of deep brain stimulation in Journal of Neurophysiology podcast. Read more >
CBTF to Honor Pollack with Award
Pediatric chief to receive CBTF Award For Scientific Excellence from Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation at gala event, June 1, in New York. Read more>
Maroon Authors Column in Tribune-Review
Health and fitness expert writes about steps to help reduce unwanted inflammation in the brain and body to reduce chances of acquiring diseases. Read more >
Peter Jannetta Passes Away
Former long-time department chairman and world-renowned developer of a groundbreaking procedure to relieve facial spasms, died April 11 from injuries suffered in a fall. Read more>
Richardson Featured on GoErie.com
Article talks about Parkinson's disease patient and the expansion of the deep brain stimulation program at UPMC Hamot. Read more >
Pitt Neurosurgeons Receive AANS Awards
Several University of Pittsburgh neurosurgeons received awards for abstracts at the 2016 American Association of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting. Read more>
Maroon Lauded in Post-Gazette OpEd Piece
Concussion and sports medicine expert praised for work in brain injury, player safety by representative of former Steeler Mike Webster. Read more >
Tempel Receives Young Investigator Award
Sixth-year resident to receive prestigious award from Society for Lateral Access Surgery at annual meeting. Read more>