News

May 15, 2022

Machine learning algorithm can accurately predict survival and recovery at six months after a traumatic brain injury by analyzing brain scans and certain patient data.

May 13, 2022

To mark National Stroke Awareness Month, Robert Friedlander, Michael Lang and Bradley Gross discuss stroke: causes, types, symptoms and treatment strategies.

May 12, 2022

NIH R01 grant will support the continuing investigation of the immune microenvironment of glioblastoma, the most common and deadly brain cancer.

May 6, 2022

Renown health and sports medicine expert will host "Living Well" with Jeff Bost on Beaver County Radio and the St. Barnabas Radio Network every Friday at 12:30 p.m.

May 2, 2022

After battle with chordoma and spinal fusion surgery, 17-year-old high school student is back on softball field as pitcher, captain and inspirational leader.

May 2, 2022

Thirteen University of Pittsburgh neurosurgeons were named among this area’s best doctors in their field in a national survey published locally in Pittsburgh Magazine.

April 29, 2022

Clear Thoughts Foundation awards major funding to Friedlander research investigating how melatonin might affect dementia-related processes in the brain.

April 26, 2022

Prognostic model is first to use automated brain scans and machine learning to inform outcomes in patients with severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI). 

April 25, 2022

Department faculty and residents will be participating in a number of sessions at this week's American Association of Neurological Surgeons annual meeting in Philadelphia.

April 17, 2022

Residents were members of CAT-7 team that took home second place in the University of Pittsburgh’s 2022 Randall Family Big Idea Competition.

April 14, 2022

Nature Cancer article suggests potentially better, non-invasive way to treat DMG tumors, targeting the amino acids that fuel these aggressive tumors.

April 11, 2022

Spine trauma expert's role highlighted in article on Clemson football standout Justyn Ross and his journey back from a career-threatening spine condition—Klippel-Feil syndrome.

April 6, 2022

Director of neurotrauma at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston serves as honored guest at 2022 Peter J. Jannetta Lecture.

April 2, 2022

Authors report efficient method for producing faithful in vitro models of lower-grade glioma, generating new experimental platforms to support preclinical studies of LGG.

April 2, 2022

University of Pittsburgh honors department chair with appointment to special faculty rank of Distinguished Professor, the highest honor the university can afford a faculty member.