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Friedlander Hosts Crown Prince and Princess of Serbia for Telemedicine Fundraiser
Dinner helps raise over $25,000 for telemedicine program linking UPMC’s experts with doctors in Serbia. Read more >
Wecht Patient Featured in Post-Gazette
Article talks about delicate brain surgery and rehab to help teenager recover from dangerous vascular malformation on the brain. Read more >
Fernandez-Miranda Awarded Major NIH Grant
Director of the department’s Fiber Tractography Lab receives grant in support of project studying language connectivity pathways and neuroplasticity in aphasic stroke patients. Read more>
Department Nurse Creates Credentialing App
Steven Benso creates app for nurses to help track and manage licenses, certifications, clearances, continuing education and other vital documents. Read more>
'Live Like Lou' Founder Passes Away
Neil Alexander dies from Lou Gehrig's Disease. Had recently launched $10 million research center at University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute. Read more >
Maroon Appears on NFL Total Access
Noted sports medicine and concussion expert interviewed regarding recent early NFL retirements and general safety of youth football. Read more >
Maroon Featured in CTE Q&A at USA Football
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy injuries discussed in follow-up to recently published 60-year review of disease in athletes and veterans. Read more >
Next Generation CyberKnife Technology Utilized at UPMC CancerCenter
Johnathan Engh first in world to treat patient with new technology that shapes radiation to tumor and decreases treatment time. Read more>
Maroon Co-Authors Column for Washington Times on Childhood Sports
Op-ed piece, cowritten with Julian Bailes, discusses the benefits of participation in youth sports amid today's concussion debate. Read more >
Gardner Noted in NY Times Eyelid Story
Article talks about how surgeons used a minimally invasive approach through eyelid to remove a difficult-to-reach tumor. Read more >