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Gardner Featured in Chordoma Videos
Skull Base Center director featured in "Expert Answer" video series commenting on various aspects of chordoma care and management. Read more>
Okonkwo Featured in PG Concussion Article
Article reports on Journal of Neurosurgery paper stating that concussion is treatable, a major first step in medical literature. Read more >
Pitt to Lead DOD-Funded Trauma Network
David Okonkwo to coordinate clinical efforts in project intended to help improve trauma care for military personnel and civilians. Read more >
Richardson to Lead BRAIN Initiative
NIH-funded grant will aid multidisciplinary, multi-institution team gather a deeper understanding of how speech is controlled in the brain. Read more>
Paralyzed Man Regains Sense of Touch
Elizabeth Tyler Kabara co-investgator on team helping paralyzed man regain sense of touch through a mind-controlled robotic arm. Read more>
Tyler-Kabara, Okonkwo Participate at White House Frontiers Conference
National convening of leading scientists and innovators discussed building U.S. capacity in science, technology, and innovation. Read more>
Friedlander Honored as Doctor of Distinction
Ladies Hospital Aid Society selects department chairman as one of its 2016 honorees at group's 118th Brain Gain Gala fundraiser. Read more>
Friedlander Featured in KDKA-TV HDFT Story
Report shows how High Definition Fiber Tracking (HDFT) helped save the vision of a patient diagnosed with a glioblastoma. Read more >
Niranjan Selected for Mentoring Award
University of Pittsburgh's Allen Humphrey Excellence in Mentoring Award demonstrates exemplary care and commitment in student mentoring. Read more>
FDA Approves ImPACT Test Devices
Co-developer Joseph Maroon sees first-of-its-kind computerized test opening doors to millions of kids who lacked baseline concussion testing. Read more>