News

March 31, 2020

The 2020 Peter J. Jannetta Lecture originally scheduled for May 6, featuring honored guest Roberto C. Heros, has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for a later date.

March 20, 2020

Four new residents matched into the University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery residency program.

March 13, 2020

The April 15 meeting of the Western Pennsylvania Brain Aneurysm and AVM Support Group has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting is June 17.

March 1, 2020

Neurosurgical director of the UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery becomes sixth endowed chair holder in Department of Neurosurgery.

February 26, 2020

Annual fundraiser to help raise brain aneurysm awareness and support will be held at Northshore Riverfront Park near Heinz Field.

February 24, 2020

Faculty and residents will participate in a number of presentations at the 2020 Spine Summit scheduled for March 5-8 in Las Vegas.

February 20, 2020

Grants provide AANS residents opportunity to further their neurosurgical knowledge and forge friendships among their European counterparts.

February 18, 2020

Congress of Neurological Surgeons award designed to provide residents with structured mentorship in the use of advanced data science techniques.

February 17, 2020

PGY-6 resident wins patient safety and quality improvement award for second time.

February 17, 2020

UPMC award recognizes a physician who is thriving and/or serving as a leader within their community after having faced and overcome adversity.

February 9, 2020

PGY-6 resident talks about managing success in the early stages of a neurosurgery career.

February 9, 2020

PGY-2 resident serves as section editor for "Intracranial Pathology: Tumors" section for Thieme Publishing’s Neurosurgery Case Review: Questions and Answers.

February 5, 2020

Neuroscience expert with extensive clinical, administrative, practice development and strategic planning experience joins department as new executive adminstrator.

January 30, 2020

Nitin Agarwal, et al, note it is vital to help lawmakers supportive of policy issues important to neurosurgery, particularly physician reimbursement and medical liability reform.

January 25, 2020

Health medicine expert interviewed on KDKA-TV regarding wearable, watch-like device that may help patients rely less on prescription drugs.