Videos

Videos

2017 Peter J. Jannetta Symposium
April 8, 2017 -- Photos from the inaugural Peter J. Jannetta Symposium held at the Hotel Monaco in downtown Pittsburgh. Learn more>
Meet Eddie: Brain Tumor Patient
January 17, 2017 -- Eddie was diagnosed with acoustic neuroma, a non-cancerous tumor on the nerve leading from the brain stem to the ears, affecting his hearing and balance. He underwent Gamma Knife... Learn more>
Meet Emerson: Hemifacial Spasm Patient
December 5, 2016 -- Emerson suffered from recurring facial spasms for more than 30 years until Dr. Ray Sekula helped give him his smile back. Learn more>
Building Science Capacity for the Future of Health
October 13, 2016 -- Panel discussion at the White House Frontiers Conference, a national convening of leading scientists and innovators designed to explore the future of scientific innovation,... Learn more>
Mini-Open Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
October 20, 2016 -- In deformity surgery, anterior lumbar interbody fusion provides excellent biomechanical support, creates a broad surface area for arthrodesis, and induces lordosis in the... Learn more>
Paralyzed Man Feels Again Through Robotic Arm
October 13, 2016 -- Imagine being in an accident that leaves you unable to feel any sensation in your arms and fingers. Now imagine regaining that sensation, a decade later, through a mind-... Learn more>
Friedlander Featured in KDKA-TV HDFT Story
September 8, 2016 -- Report shows how High Definition Fiber Tracking (HDFT) helped save the vision of a patient diagnosed with a glioblastoma. Learn more>
Richardson Featured in CBS TV-2 New York OCD Story
August 31, 2016 -- CBS TV-2 (New York) reports on how deep brain stimulation can help people suffereing from severe obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Learn more>
Disordered reading with stimulation to the left mid-fusiform gyrus
July 19, 2016 -- Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh used direct neural recordings and brain stimulation to study the role of the visual word form area in reading in four epileptic patients. Learn more>
2016 Resident Graduation
June 18, 2016 -- Photos from 2016 University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery resident graduation reception and dinner honoring Ali Kooshkabadi and Robert Miller. Learn more>
Meet Mary Martha: Chiari Malformation Patient
May 16, 2016 -- Mary Martha was shocked to discover she had the neurological brain condition Chiari Malformation. She received neurosurgical care from Dr. Robert Friedlander at UPMC. Learn more>
Remembering Walter Dandy
March 30, 2016 -- Mary Ellen Dandy Marmaduke and Peter Jannetta, MD, provide a casual lecture on the life of Walter Dandy, March 30, 2016 at the University of Pittsburgh. Learn more>
Medical Mondays: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
February 26, 2016 -- Learn more about Gamma Knife radiosurgery, one of the most precise, powerful, and proven treatments for brain disorders. This painless, non-surgical procedure uses hundreds of... Learn more>
Richardson Leads Study of Gene Therapy for Parkinson's
February 18, 2016 -- Movement disorders expert featured on KDKA-TV talking abouting new gene therapy enzyme study underway to aid in treatment of Parkinson's disease patients. Learn more>
Treating Acoustic Neuroma and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
February 8, 2016 -- For removal of acoustic neuromas, also known as vestibular schwannomas, the traditional method was open surgery. This method often resulted in reduced hearing or even... Learn more>
The UPMC Pituitary Center
January 7, 2016 -- The UPMC Pituitary Center is an innovative program that offers a comprehensive team approach to treat pituitary and skull base tumors. Learn more>
Treating Brain Metastases with the Neuroendoport
November 3, 2015 -- Brain metastases are often difficult to treat with open surgery. Additionally, these potentially devastating tumors are often inaccessible. Pioneered at UPMC, the... Learn more>
Medical Mondays: Stroke
October 26, 2015 -- Brian Jankowitz, MD, discusses stroke symptoms, prevention and treatments, including mechanical thrombectomy, a groundbreaking procedure designed to treat strokes with large... Learn more>
Experts react to 2015 UPMC Concussion Conference
October 21, 2015 -- A group of 37 concussion experts from around the United States gathered in Pittsburgh and agreed unanimously on an important message: Concussions are treatable. Learn more>
Team TBI
August 10, 2015 -- David O. Okonkwo, MD, PhD, talks about the multi-disciplinary team at UPMC assembled to give patients the best possible treatment options for traumatic brain injuries. Learn more>