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Gamma Knife Treats 15,000th Patient
L. Dade Lunsford and Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery treat 15,000th patient using ground-breaking Leksell Gamma Knife. Read more>
Lunsford Receives Prestigious Award
Stereotactic surgery expert named 2017 recipient of the Herbert Olivecrona Award from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Read more>
Okonkwo Featured in Inside Science
Series of American Institute of Physics articles and videos discuss traumatic brain injury and concussion prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Read more>
Maroon Guests on KDKA-TV
Health and sports medicine expert talks about diet, coping with stress during the holidays and leading a balance life on Pittsburgh Today Live. Read more >
Okonkwo Featured in Pitt News
Article talks about how high definition fiber tracking is helping doctors understand the complex wiring of the brain. Read more >
Pitt Team Ties for First in SANS Challenge
Goldschmidt, Gandhoke, Sekula finish tied for first in annual CNS quiz competition, but Ohio State comes out on top in sudden death finish. Read more>
Friedlander Receives Key to City
Danbury, Conn. presents key to city to department chairman as grateful appreciation for lifesaving treatment of mayor Mark D. Boughton. Read more>
Faraji Receives Top Award at Rowe Day
Fifth-year resident Amir Faraji receives best presentation award at 13th annual Stuart Rowe Society Lectureship and Research Day. Read more>
Stone Wins UPMC Safety Award
Resident wins Medical Education Award for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement for poster on reduction in ventriculostomy associated infections. Read more>
Stroke Survivor Featured on WTAE-TV
AVM survivor Alessandra Crivelli utilizes art therapy at UPMC Aneurysm Support Group to help others in their recovery and coping process. Read more >