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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 >
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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 >
EEA Course
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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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 >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 13,500 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... Learn more >

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Lunsford, Patient Featured in UPMC Commercial
Gamma Knife expert and the medical team at UPMC were able to successfully shrink acoustic neuroma tumor and preserve patient's hearing. Read more>
Jannetta Symposium Set for April 8
Inaugural Peter J. Jannetta Symposium will highlight the history and future of innovations in the field of neurological surgery. Read more>
Maroon Authors Book on Balanced Living
Square One: A Simple Guide to a Balanced Life takes a look at the importance of keeping all elements of your life in proper balance. Read more>
Friedlander, Ares Featured in Altoona Mirror
Article talks about the advantage of utilizing telemedicine in examining post-op patients. Read more>
Maroon Named Charter Member of Chuck Noll Foundation for Brain Injury Research
Pittsburgh Steeler foundation will fund research deemed most promising in the area of sports-related concussions and related conditions. Read more>
Researchers Develop Brain Fingerprint
Non-invasive diffusion MRI approach uncovers how the brain's structural connections are unique to each individual person. Read more>

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