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Mind-Controlled Robot Arm Study Receives Award
Groundbreaking project in which a woman with quadriplegia took a bite of chocolate using a robot arm has been selected to receive one of the Clinical Research Forum’s Annual Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awards. Read more>
Pollack Named Recipient of 2013 McEllroy Award
Award presented annually by the University of Pittsburgh Alumni Association to an outstanding non-alumnus who undertook residency training at the university. Read more>
Richardson Featured in Post-Gazette Parkinson's Article
Front-page article tells how deep brain stimulation performed in an MRI instead of in an operating room helped bring patient's Parkinson's disease under control. Read more >
Friedlander Featured in Physician's Weekly Article
Department chairman and head of cerebrovascular neurosurgery talks about cerebral aneurysm treatment options in online feature article. Read more >
Dixon Installed as Neurotrauma Chair
Department vice chairman of research receives official designation in cermony marked with lecture on neurochemical mechanisms in traumatic brain injury. Read more>
Sekula to Direct Cranial Nerve Disorders Program
Internationally renown expert in microvascular techniques to lead department's treatment efforts for cranial neuralgias. Read more>
Jovin, Jankowitz To Lead Neuroendovascular Therapy
Tudor Jovin has been appointed to head the UPMC Center for Neuroendovascular Therapy while Brian Jankowitz has been appointed to serve as the center's co-director and direct the department's neuroendovascular fellowship program. Read more>
Friedlander Installed as Endowed Chair in Neurological Surgery
Department chairman receives official designation from School of Medicine Arthur S. Levine, MD, in cermony marked with lecture on central nervous system research. Read more>
Faculty Publish Book on Brain Malformations
Niranjan, Kano, Lunsford detail 30 years of radiosurgery experience for arteriovenous malformations, cavernous malformations and dural arteriovenous fistulas. Read more>
BTRC Featured in Journal Concussion Article
Brain Trauma Research Center researcher Don Krieger authors article on advancements in brain recordings for concussions in International Science Grid This Week. Read more >