Agarwal Writes on Neurosurgery Advocacy Resident pens article for AANS Young Neurosurgeons News outlining importance of advocating issues relevant to neurosurgeons. Learn more
Levy to Talk on Endovascular Neurosurgery Univ of Buffalo neurosurgery chair and neurovascular disease expert to serve as honored guest at second annual Peter J. Jannetta Lecture, April 3. Learn more
Department Presentations at Spine Summit Faculty and residents participated in numerous presentations at the 2019 Spine Summit held March 14-17 in Miami Beach, Fla. Learn more
Abla Featured in UPMC Health Beat Retired University of Pittsburgh neurosurgeon—and living-donor kidney transplant recipient—discusses his transplant with his donor. Learn more
Lunsford Guests on NEJM Journal Watch Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery director comments on JAMA Internal Medicine article regarding corticosteroids administration for sepsis. Learn more
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
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