News

October 31, 2016

Skull Base Center director featured in "Expert Answer" video series commenting on various aspects of chordoma care and management.

October 30, 2016

Article reports on Journal of Neurosurgery paper stating that concussion is treatable, a major first step in medical literature.

October 19, 2016

David Okonkwo to coordinate clinical efforts in project intended to help improve trauma care for military personnel and civilians

October 14, 2016

Grant will aid multidisciplinary, multi-institution team gather a deeper understanding of how speech is controlled in the brain.

October 13, 2016

Researchers and doctors help paralyzed man regain sense of touch through a mind-controlled robotic arm.

October 13, 2016

National convening of leading scientists and innovators discussed building U.S. capacity in science, technology, and innovation.

September 16, 2016

Report shows how High Definition Fiber Tracking (HDFT) helped save the vision of a patient diagnosed with a glioblastoma.

September 13, 2016

Ladies Hospital Aid Society selects department chairman as one of its 2016 honorees at group's 118th Brain Gain Gala fundraiser.

September 9, 2016

University of Pittsburgh's Allen Humphrey Excellence in Mentoring Award demonstrates exemplary care and commitment in student mentoring.

August 28, 2016

PGY-3 resident comments on drug and opiod abuse prevention for neurosurgeryblog.org.

August 24, 2016

Co-developer Joseph Maroon sees first-of-its-kind computerized test opening doors to millions of kids who lacked baseline concussion testing.

August 18, 2016

Kamil W. Nowicki receives funding from Brain Aneurysm Foundation for project designed to ultimately develop a pharmacological treatment of unruptured and coiled aneurysms.

August 5, 2016

Segment talks about how former brain tumor patient’s life-saving experience with Gamma Knife expert inspired a career in medicine.

July 19, 2016

Using direct neural recordings from the visual word form area, researchers were able to see words that patients read as the patients read them.

July 11, 2016

Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh and noted sports and medicine expert, finished first in his division (M75-79) at the Muncie Ironman 70.3 Competition.