Amankulor Featured in Scientific American Neurosurgical oncology expert answers questions relating to risk factors and treatment of glioblastomas in scientific journal. Learn more
Lunsford to Receive Prestigious Award Stereotactic surgery expert named 2017 recipient of the Herbert Olivecrona Award from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Learn more
Okonkwo Work Featured on DOD Website Trauma expert's research work for combat casualty group featured on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs website. Learn more
Local Charity Names Maroon Man of Year The local chapter of Circus Saints & Sinners Club of America to honor sports medicine expert at fundraiser for brain injury research. Learn more
Hamilton Paper Takes High CNS Award Article on adult spinal deformity takes runner-up award in inaugural Congress of Neurological Surgeon's paper of the year awards. Learn more
Department Honors 2017 Chief Residents A black-tie graduation reception and dinner was held June 17, at the Pittsburgh Golf Club honoring 2017 chief residents Chris Diebert, MD; Zach Tempel, MD; and Nate Zwagerman. Learn more
Hamilton Patient Spotlighted by UPMC Degenerative disc disease pain for dance instructor resolved with specially designed, comprehensive physical therapy program. Learn more
New Hope for Life After Hemorrhagic Stroke Stroke Awareness Month marked by new clinical trial to further enhance fight against the third leading cause of death among Americans. Learn more
Pitt Neurosurgeons Named Top Docs Twenty University of Pittsburgh neurosurgeons were named among this area’s top doctors in their field in a national survey published locally in Pittsburgh Magazine. Learn more
Richardson Patient Story in Pitt Mag Epilepsy patient talks about how new 3D brain mapping technology utilized by Mark Richardson helped change her life. Learn more
McDowell, Pitt Score Big at Top Gun Pitt resident team finishes second nationally in AANS surgical competition; McDowell takes top honors in lumbar pedicle screw placement event. Learn more
Surgery Demo Draws Thousands in China EEA surgery by Juan Fernandez-Miranda and Eric Wang at national conference in Xi’an, China followed online by over 20,000. Learn more
Gerszten Elected to Radiosurgery Board Spine radiosurgery pioneer and expert elected to three-year term as board member of The Radiosurgery Society. Learn more
Richardson Named to Parkinson's Board Movement disorders and epilepsy expert appointed to board of directors of the Parkinson’s Foundation Western Pennsylvania. Learn more
Okonkwo, Residents Featured in CityPaper Article talks about the role and benefits of music in the operating room. Learn more