Maroon Comments on CBD Research Health expert quoted in Consumer Reports article regarding ability of cannabidiol—a compound found in marijuana—to help you sleep better. Learn more
New Findings in Huntington's Research New mechanisms dubbed "neuritosis" might explain neurons shrinking in Huntington's disease, opening new targets for therapy. Learn more
Maroon Fitness Center Dedicated Fully-equipped gym will complement department wellness efforts to help physicians, residents and staff maintain a healthy lifestyle. Learn more
T-Cell Project Awarded Major Funding Gary Kohanbash lab one of four groups receiving awards from Brain Tumor Funders' Collaborative for brain tumor immunotherapy research. Learn more
Goldschmidt Named Van Wagenen Fellow Sixth-year resident named recipient of the 2020 William P. Van Wagenen fellowship from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Learn more
Levy Named 2019 Jannetta Lecturer Univ of Buffalo neurosurgery chair and neurovascular disease expert selected as honored guest at second annual Peter J. Jannetta Lecture, April 3. Learn more
Maroon Launches 2nd Edition of Square One Health and sports medicine expert releases second edition of popular book that provides a simple guide to leading a balanced life. Learn more
BCI Patient Featured in New Yorker Article details how Univ of Pittsburgh doctors helped paralyzed patient use brain-controlled interface device to control a prosthetic arm. Learn more
McDowell Appointed PAMED Delegate Fifth-year resident appointed to Pennsylvania Medical Society advocacy society representing physicians and patients from Allegheny County. Learn more
Maroon Discusses Prayer in Healing Health and fitness expert talks about the power of prayer in helping patients reduce stress prior to surgery in article. Learn more
Friedlander Elected to National Academy Department chair one of 85 new members to National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Learn more
Lunsford Named Recipient of Patient Award Internationally recognized authority on stereotactic surgery named UPMC Excellence in Patient Experience Award winner as rated by patients. Learn more
Agarwal Authors Neuro Fundamentals Book Fifth-year resident compiles portable reference source for residents and medical students providing a one-stop roadmap to a neurosurgical career. Learn more
BCI Team Awarded Major NIH Grants Elizabeth Tyler-Kabara's brain computer interface team awarded over $8 million in grants to continue research to help paralyzed patients. Learn more
Agarwal Selected For CNS Fellows Program Fifth-year resident chosen to participate in 2019-20 Congress of Neurological Surgeons neurosurgeons-in-training governance program. Learn more