News

Department Presentations at 2017 AANS
Faculty and residents will be participating in numerous seminars, courses and lectures at the AANS Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 22-26. Read more>
Maroon Talks Balanced Life on KDKA
Sports and health expert discusses new book, Square One, and what it takes to lead a healthy, balanced life on KDKA Radio Morning News. Read more >
Okonkwo Featured in Post-Gazette Article
Article talks about spine and trauma expert's contribution in rare spinal-cord surgery for tumor on a special water rescue dog. Read more >
Department Presentations at Spine Summit
Faculty and residents participated at a number of programs at the 2017 Spine Summit held in Las Vegas, March 8-11, 2017. Read more>
Lunsford, Patient Featured in UPMC Commercial
Gamma Knife expert and the medical team at UPMC were able to successfully shrink acoustic neuroma tumor and preserve patient's hearing. Read more >
Department Completes First Pre-Clinical Elective Course for Med Students
Provided medical students with the opportunity to learn more about neurosurgery through a variety of lectures and hands on activities. Read more>
Maroon Authors Book on Balanced Living
Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life takes a look at the importance of keeping all elements of your life in proper balance. Read more>
Friedlander, Ares Featured in Altoona Mirror
Article talks about the advantage of utilizing telemedicine in examining post-op patients. Read more >
Maroon Named Charter Member of Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research
Pittsburgh Steeler foundation will fund research deemed most promising in the area of sports-related concussions and related conditions. Read more >
Researchers Develop Brain Fingerprint
Non-invasive diffusion MRI approach uncovers how the brain's structural connections are unique to each individual person. Read more>