News

May 20, 2024

Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring expert receives Richard Brown Lifetime Achievement Award from American Society of Neurophysiological Monitoring.

May 17, 2024

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh epilepsy expert participates in panel discussing the advances in diagnosis & treatment for pediatric epilepsy patients.

May 13, 2024

Director of UPMC Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery elected to lead AANS/CNS Section on Tumors, the largest organized group of neurosurgical oncologists in the world.

May 6, 2024

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

May 2, 2024

Robert F. Spetzler Endowed Chair for Neurosciences and chair of neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute speaks at 6th Annual Peter J. Jannetta Lectureship.

April 29, 2024

Greensburg woman on road to recovery after doctors remove massive—almost inoperable—tumor from her back in risky procedure.

April 29, 2024

PGY-6 resident serves as keynote speaker at 64th Annual Point Park University Commencement ceremony.

April 25, 2024

Director of Neurotrauma Clinical Trials Center discusses groundbreaking portable blood test that can help detect traumatic brain injuries.

April 24, 2024

SYNC-T, a biologic drug-device combination immunotherapy, shows promise for patients with metastatic prostate cancer in phase 1 clinical trial.

April 20, 2024

Former Steeler talks about his traumatic spinal cord injury and David Okonkwo describes the pathology and treatments that led to his incredible recovery on TheAthleteSpine webcast.

April 18, 2024

Article focuses on groundbreaking, new FDA-approved portable blood test that can quickly detect concussions at bedside and, someday, sidelines of sporting events.

April 17, 2024

Startup team captures 2024 Big Idea Competition grand prize for novel surgical instrument designed to reduce surgical time.

April 10, 2024

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

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.