News

January 8, 2020

Visiting research fellow Akiyoshi Ogino has been selected to receive the 2020 Leksell Radiosurgery Award from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS).

December 16, 2019

Minimally invasive spine surgery expert selected for his outstanding dedication, commitment, and service to patients.

December 11, 2019

Scientists evaluated mouse models used for developing new treatments for mood disorders associated with Huntington's disease and recommend which are most relevant and have greater potential for success.

November 26, 2019

Chief resident's abstract selected as a winner in The Radiosurgery Society's Members in Training (MiT) Research Challenge.

November 14, 2019

Congress of Neurological Surgeons scientific program committee hands out awards to residents for oral presentations at 2019 annual meeting. 

October 19, 2019

Department chair one of 100 new members to National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

October 17, 2019

Fourth-year resident Kamil Nowicki receives best presentation award at 15th annual Stuart Rowe Society Lectureship and Research Day.

September 12, 2019

Fellowship will include rotations with Steelers, Penguins and other programs and will offer exposure in other sports-related specialties.

September 10, 2019

Concussion experts Okonkwo, Maroon, Miele, Norwig pen article for AANS on experience working with the NFL’s concussion protocol.

September 10, 2019

Department faculty and residents will participate in a number of activities at the 2019 CNS Annual Meeting set for October 19-23 in San Francisco.

August 14, 2019

Over 16,000 patients have been treated at the Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery, the first Gamma Knife site installed in North America.

July 21, 2019

Daniel Tonetti and Michael McDowell win awards for presentations at the 106th Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society Annual Scientific Meeting.

July 8, 2019

$150,000 in grant money awarded by the Pittsburgh Foundation through the Walter L. Copeland Fund to support cranial research projects.

June 16, 2019

A special reception and dinner was held June 15 at the Pittsburgh Golf Club honoring 2019 chief residents William Ares, Stephen Johnson, W. Christopher Newman and Christian Ricks

May 30, 2019

UPMC team performs region's first in-utero surgery to close an open neural tube defect in a baby months before her birth.