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Ghuman Part of Major NSF Research Funding
Director of the Pitt's Laboratory of Cognitive Neurodynamics designated for funding in initative from the National Science Foundation to help further our understanding of the brain. Read more>
Amankulor Featured in Scientific American
Neurosurgical oncology expert answers questions relating to risk factors and treatment of glioblastomas in scientific journal. Read more >
Lunsford to Receive Prestigious Award
Stereotactic surgery expert named 2017 recipient of the Herbert Olivecrona Award from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Read more>
Okonkwo Work Featured on DOD Website
Trauma expert's research work for combat casualty group featured on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs website. Read more >
Local Charity Names Maroon Man of Year
The local chapter of Circus Saints & Sinners Club of America to honor sports medicine expert at fundraiser for brain injury research. Read more>
Hamilton Paper Takes High CNS Award
Article on adult spinal deformity takes runner-up award in inaugural Congress of Neurological Surgeon's paper of the year awards. Read more>
Department Honors 2017 Chief Residents
A black-tie graduation reception and dinner was held June 17, at the Pittsburgh Golf Club honoring 2017 chief residents Chris Diebert, MD; Zach Tempel, MD; and Nate Zwagerman. Read more>
Hamilton Patient Spotlighted by UPMC
Degenerative disc disease pain for dance instructor resolved with specially designed, comprehensive physical therapy program. Read more >
New Hope for Life After Hemorrhagic Stroke
Stroke Awareness Month marked by new clinical trial to further enhance fight against the third leading cause of death among Americans. Read more>
Pitt Neurosurgeons Named Top Docs
Twenty University of Pittsburgh neurosurgeons were named among this area’s top doctors in their field in a national survey published locally in Pittsburgh Magazine. Read more>