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Study Reports Peptide Vaccine Shows Promise in Fight Against Gliomas in Children
In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC have demonstrated that peptide vaccines in children with gliomas, the most common type of brain tumor, not only were well-tolerated but also showed evidence of immunological responses. Read more>
Friedlander, Pollack Elected to Prestigious AAP
University of Pittsburgh Department of Neurological Surgery doctors are two of only three neurosurgeons serving as members of this prestigious nonprofit, professional organization founded in 1885 for the advancement of scientific and practical medicine. Read more>
Book Tells Story of Patient’s Dramatic Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury
It Only Took a Moment: A True Story of Tragedy, Faith and Triumph Following a Traumatic Brain Injury, tells the story of her patient's gradual recovery from a traumatic brain injury Read more>
Maroon Authors Book on Natural Substances
The Longevity Factor examines how the natural substances found in red wine can lead to a healthier and longer life. Read more>
Maroon, Bost Author Book
Fish Oil: The Natural Anti-Inflammatory, takes a look at the health effectiveness of natural anti-inflammatory supplement. Read more>
Okada Receives Prestigious Award
Hideho Okada, MD, PhD, research assistant professor of neurological surgery, has been announced as one of 2001's fifteen recipients of the Clinical Scientist Development Award presented by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Read more>