Department Honors 2019 Chief Residents A special reception and dinner was held June 15 at the Pittsburgh Golf Club honoring 2019 chief residents William Ares, Stephen Johnson, W. Christopher Newman and Christian Ricks. Learn more
Brain Aneurysm Run/Walk Set for Aug 24 Annual fundraiser to help raise brain aneurysm awareness and support will be held at Northshore Riverfront Park near Heinz Field. Learn more
In-Utero Surgery Treats Spina Bifida UPMC team performs region's first in-utero surgery to close an open neural tube defect in a baby months before her birth. Learn more
New Book Covers Radiosurgery Technology Niranjan, Lunsford, Kano present update on state-of-the-art radiosurgery technology, including overview, outcomes and history. Learn more
McDowell Appointed as AANS Liaisons Fifth-year resident appointed as liaison to AANS Young Neurosurgeons Committee delegations to History and Pediatric sections. Learn more
Alan Selected as CSNS Fellow Fourth-year resident receives socioeconomic fellowship for 2019-20 from Council of State Neurosurgical Societies. Learn more
Pitt Neurosurgeons Named Best Docs Twenty Pitt neurosurgeons were named among this area’s best doctors in their field in a national survey published locally in Pittsburgh Magazine. Learn more
Greene Patient Featured on WTAE-TV Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh pediatric neurosurgeon treats Hempfield youth for rare arteriovenous malformation. Learn more
New Findings in RNS Epilepsy Research Pitt team reports in JAMA Neurology that responsive neurostimulation (RNS) can remodel the brain to be less susceptible to seizures. Learn more
Maroon Presents Inaugural Noll Lecture Noted sports medicine expert presents first Chuck Noll Foundation Lecture at the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego. Learn more
Department Presentations at 2019 AANS Faculty and residents participated in numerous clinics, seminars and lectures at the AANS Annual Meeting, April 13-17, in San Diego. Learn more
Agarwal Writes on Neurosurgery Advocacy Resident pens article for AANS Young Neurosurgeons News outlining importance of advocating issues relevant to neurosurgeons. Learn more
Levy Talks Endovascular Neurosurgery Univ of Buffalo neurosurgery chair and neurovascular disease expert serves as honored guest at second annual Peter J. Jannetta Lecture, April 3. 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