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March 2, 2021

Neurosurgical oncology specialist talks about how music helps in the operating room in February 25 episode of musician's Music On My Mind channel.

March 2, 2021

University of Miami professor and cerebrovascular neurosurgery expert to speak on intracranial dural AV fistulas April 7.

March 1, 2021

Neurotrauma Clinical Trials Center researchers conducting study to determine whether giving early cold-stored platelets to TBI patients will help stop the injury from getting worse.

February 24, 2021

Department chairman recognized with University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Distinguished Research Award for outstanding record of research and academic activity.

February 22, 2021

Cavernous malformation patient participates in her own awake craniotomy procedure as surgeons utilize high-definition fiber tracking to pinpoint surgical location.

February 16, 2021

Center dedicated to expanding imaging technologies for patient care, and establishing a sophisticated understanding of the brain with goal of developing anti-aging therapeutics.

February 11, 2021

Chief resident receives University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Award for Outstanding Mini-Elective at SOM's Curriculum Colloquium faculty teaching awards.

February 8, 2021

Learn the most up-to-date evaluation and management strategies for non-functioning pituitary adenomas, hyperprolactinemia, Cushing’s Disease and acromegaly, May 1-16.

February 7, 2021

UPMC Passavant spine care specialist featured on Community Matters segment talking about various back and spine issues and treatments.

February 1, 2021

Woman gets life-saving diagnosis and treatment for a cavernous malformation after multiple car crashes in a year, and now enjoys prognosis for a full recovery.

January 31, 2021

2020 Pitt neurosurgery residency graduate and 2020-21 William P. Van Wagenen Fellow, spotlighted on AANS website.

January 28, 2021

Story of 79-year-old’s successful battle against crippling headaches includes brain stem mass removal using endoscopic endonasal approach and cervical procedure to stabilize neck. 

January 27, 2021

Multinational effort examines the molecular pathology and neuroscience of brain and spinal tumors of childhood and their mechanisms of growth within the developing brain.

January 27, 2021

Brain hemorrhage and paralysis survivor Heather Rendulic shares her message of hope, faith and overcoming life’s toughest challenges.

January 25, 2021

February 2021 issue includes articles on brain injury blood test, trigeminal neuralgia, stereotaxic exploration of the epileptic brain, glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) management and more.