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DBS Symposium Set for Sept. 19
Course to review Deep Brain Stimulation with respect to treating tremor, Parkinson's disease, dystonia and obsessive compulsive behavior. Read more >
Okonkwo Noted in NBC.com Trauma Story
Brain trauma clinical director comments on promising new drug, progesterone, utilized in traumatic brain injury research. Read more >
Greene Quoted in Tribune Review Article
Children's Hospital vascular neurosurgery expert comments on arteriovenous malformation (AVM) surgery in 14-year-old patient. Read more >
Maroon Reaches Summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro
Renown sports medicine expert climbs Africa's highest peak as medical adviser in first ever climb by amputees. Read more>
Major Grant Received for Brain Research
DSF Charitable Foundation providing $3.5 million in support for a NeuroDiscovery Center and for HDFT applications in TBI patients. Read more >
GK Nurse Receives Top UPMC Award
Jonet Vacsulka receives UPMC’s Dignity and Respect Champion Award for her efforts in promoting an inclusive work environment. Read more>
It's a Wonderful Life, Again
Reprinted article highlights life-changing experience of brain tumor patient from the eye's of the patient's wife. Read more>
New Brain Institute Established at Pitt
The University of Pittsburgh is creating a new institute that aims to unlock the mysteries of normal and abnormal brain function. Read more >
Gerszten Named as a Leading Spine Expert
Peter C. Gerszten, MD, has been selected as one of the world's top spine tumor experts by Expertscape.com. Read more>
Friedlander Quoted in Tribune Review Article
Lou Gehrig's disease expert comments on relationship between ALS and head trauma in article on NCAA suit involving concussions. Read more >