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Leading Minimally Invasive Spine Treatments
The University of Pittsburgh Spine Services Division has advanced a number of innovative spine procedures featuring less trauma and offering patients reduced hospital stays and quicker recovery times... Learn more >
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Comprehensive Cerebrovascular Care
Our department offers one of the most comprehensive cerebrovascular care centers in the country, treating all forms of vascular disorders of the brain and spine in a multispecialty environment.... Learn more >
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Human Neural Prosthetics Program
The Human Neural Prosthetics Program is a multidisciplinary effort exploring the utilization of brain computer interfaces for improving the lives of patients with motor disabilities. ... Learn more >
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Endoscopic Endonasal Approach
EEA minimally invasive neurosurgery was pioneered at the University of Pittsburgh. The procedure allows neurosurgeons to reach deep-seated tumors and allows patients to quickly return to normal life.... Learn more >
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High-Definition Fiber Tracking
Innovative HDFT technology has been implemented at the University of Pittsburgh allowing for accurate studies of structural brain connectivity in patients and in research activities ... Learn more >
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Deep Brain Stimulation
Our department is the only one in Pennsylvania offering both awake, frame-based DBS and asleep, interventional-MRI based DBS to treat Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.... Learn more >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 15,000 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... Learn more >

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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. Read more>
New Findings in Huntington's Research
New mechanisms dubbed "neuritosis" might explain neurons shrinking in Huntington's disease, opening new targets for therapy. Read more>
Maroon Fitness Center Dedicated
Fully-equipped gym will complement department wellness efforts to help physicians, residents and staff maintain a healthy lifestyle. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more>

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