News

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.

February 2, 2019

Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery director comments on JAMA Internal Medicine article regarding corticosteroids administration for sepsis.

January 16, 2019

Gary Kohanbash lab one of four groups receiving awards from Brain Tumor Funders' Collaborative for brain tumor immunotherapy research.

January 7, 2019

Fully-equipped gym will complement department wellness efforts to help physicians, residents and staff maintain a healthy lifestyle.

January 1, 2019

Sixth-year resident named recipient of the 2020 William P. Van Wagenen fellowship from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.

December 24, 2018

New mechanisms dubbed "neuritosis" might explain neurons shrinking in Huntington's disease, opening new targets for therapy.

December 4, 2018

Health and sports medicine expert releases second edition of popular book that provides a simple guide to leading a balanced life.

November 21, 2018

Fifth-year resident appointed to Pennsylvania Medical Society advocacy society representing physicians and patients from Allegheny County.

November 19, 2018

Article details how Univ of Pittsburgh doctors helped paralyzed patient use brain-controlled interface device to control a prosthetic arm.

November 16, 2018

Health and fitness expert talks about the power of prayer in helping patients reduce stress prior to surgery in forward.com article.