News

April 10, 2024

Robert F. Spetzler Endowed Chair for Neurosciences and chair of neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute to speak at 6th Annual Peter J. Jannetta Lectureship, May 1.

April 10, 2024

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh pediatric neurosurgery chief recognized for outstanding mentoring in student's longitudinal research project.

April 3, 2024

Department faculty and residents will be participating in a wide variety of presentations at the upcoming American Association of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting in Chicago, May 3-6.

April 2, 2024

Collaborative research from David Okonkwo, Ava Puccio and TRACK-TBI colleagues uses 2-3 drops of blood—analyzed at bedside—to detect brain injuries within minutes.

April 2, 2024

Smart mouthguard—that sends real-time signal to sideline—from Vincent Miele and colleagues from Cleveland Clinic may change the landscape for in-game concussion protocol.

March 21, 2024

Fifteen University of Pittsburgh neurosurgeons were named among the top doctors in their field in a national survey conducted by Castle Connolly.

March 15, 2024

Madi Remick, Jessica Ryvlin, Nikhil Sharma and Gina Watanabe match into the University of Pittsburgh neurological surgery residency program.

March 2, 2024

Spinal cord researcher talks about revolutionary research giving hope to stroke victims in restoring movement in their limbs.

February 29, 2024

Article details PGY-6 resident's journey from firefighter, to medic, to neurosurgeon to Point Park University trustee while helping new generation of students get through college years.

February 29, 2024

Nancy A. Keegan and Donald R. Voelte Jr. Chair in Neurosurgery at University of Nebraska provides lecture on sleep in Parkinson's disease.

February 13, 2024

A new era began at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh as the Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery treated their first patient with the new state-of-the-art Esprit Gamma Knife. 

February 9, 2024

First of its kind clinical trial in the United States combines intraoperative photodynamic therapy (PDT) with the drug Pentalafen® and the new laser device Heliance®.

February 7, 2024

Department faculty, residents and fellows participated in a wide range of presentations at the 2024 Spine Summit held February 21-24 in Las Vegas.

January 29, 2024

Respected and skilled Pitt neurosurgeon who taught hundreds of trainees died January 26 after a prolonged battle with leukemia.

January 26, 2024

Director of UPMC Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery named inaugural incumbent of L. Dade Lunsford Endowed Chair at the University of Pittsburgh.