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
Shazier Recognizes Maroon, Okonkwo Pittsburgh Steeler Ryan Shazier thanks trauma experts for their role in his recovery after receiving Bettis Foundation Courage Award. Learn more
McDowell Featured in YNC Newsletter PGY-5 resident pens article for Young Neurosurgeons News on University of Pittsburgh's medical student chapter’s intro to neurosurgery course. Learn more
Jankowitz Special Guest at BAF Symposium Vascular neurosurgery expert serves as special guest speaker at Brain Aneurysm Foundation's 12th Annual Research Grant Symposium. Learn more
Nowicki Receives Top Award at Rowe Day Third-year resident Kamil Nowicki receives best presentation award at 14th annual Stuart Rowe Society Lectureship and Research Day. Learn more
Presentations at 2018 CNS Houston Department faculty and residents participated in numerous courses, lectures and presentations at the 2018 CNS Annual Meeting held October 6-10 in Houston. Learn more
Maroon Named Humanitarian of the Year Jerome Bettis Bus Stops Here Foundation recognizes sports medicine expert for his work with charitable events in local Pittsburgh area. Learn more
Cost Analysis Study Wins Paper of the Year Agarwal, Friedlander, Wecht coauthored Neurosurgery paper awarded Socioeconomics, Health Policy, & Law Paper of the Year from CNS. Learn more
Brain Aneurysm Run/Walk Set for Sept 22 Annual fundraiser to help raise brain aneurysm awareness and support will be held at Northshore Riverfront Park near Heinz Field. Learn more
Sekula Receives UPMC ACES Award Neurosurgical oncology expert receives prestigious award for high level of service and commitment to patients. Learn more
Abel Comments in CBC Brain Interview Pediatric epilepsy expert comments on tumor-based seizure case requiring a significant lobectomy, and the intriguing findings that have followed. Learn more