News

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.

May 29, 2019

Niranjan, Lunsford, Kano present update on state-of-the-art radiosurgery technology, including overview, outcomes and history.

May 13, 2019

Fifth-year resident appointed as liaison to AANS Young Neurosurgeons Committee delegations to History and Pediatric sections.

May 8, 2019

Fourth-year resident receives socioeconomic fellowship for 2019-20 from Council of State Neurosurgical Societies.

April 20, 2019

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh pediatric neurosurgeon treats Hempfield youth for rare arteriovenous malformation.

April 15, 2019

Pitt team reports in JAMA Neurology that responsive neurostimulation (RNS) can remodel the brain to be less susceptible to seizures.

April 15, 2019

Noted sports medicine expert presents first Chuck Noll Foundation Lecture at the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego.

February 5, 2019

Health expert quoted in Consumer Reports article regarding ability of cannabidiol—a compound found in marijuana—to help you sleep better.