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Woman Guides Robot Arm With Thoughts
Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara part of University of Pittsburgh research team helping quadriplegic maneuver a mind-controlled, human-like robot arm. Read more>
Collins, UPMC Concussion Program Featured in WSJ
Wall Street Journal article talks about efforts to improve the diagnosis and care of concussions in teens and children. Read more >
Pollack Receives Mahaley Clinical Research Award
Pediatric neurosurgery chief receives National Brain Tumor Society award for recently published peptide vaccine therapy paper. Read more>
New Neuro Lab Dedicated at UPMC Presbyterian
Neuroapoptosis and Translational Therapeutics Laboratory to focus on basic pathophysiological mechanisms in neurological disorders. Read more>
Engh Featured on WPXI-TV News
Story discusses 19-year-old patient with tiny cyst in center of brain that was blocking the flow of spinal and brain fluid, triggering headaches and vision propblems. Read more >
Pittsburgh Gamma Knife Marks 25th Anniversary
UPMC Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery marks silver anniversary of first patient treatment of novel, game-changing brain surgery in North America. (See also Gamma Knife surgical team marks 25 years since first test in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.) Read more>
Discovery Channel Documentory Spotlights Faculty
Okonkwo, Friedlander, Kanter featured in an hour-long documentary focusing on some of the innovations in trauma and emergency care at UPMC. Read more>
Monaco Receives Presentation Award
Neurosurgery chief resident recognized at Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society Scientific Meeting for report on white matter changes in brain metastases treatment. Read more>
Kanter, Okonkwo Featured in PG Article
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article talks about how innovative, minimally invasive spine surgery technique helped scoliosis patient regain control of her life. Read more >
Crammond Interviewed for NPR Story
All Things Considered report looks into studies on how the brain's premotor cortex works Read more >