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Niranjan Selected for Mentoring Award
University of Pittsburgh's Allen Humphrey Excellence in Mentoring Award demonstrates exemplary care and commitment in student mentoring. Read more>
FDA Approves ImPACT Test Devices
Co-developer Joseph Maroon sees first-of-its-kind computerized test opening doors to millions of kids who lacked baseline concussion testing. Read more>
Resident Funded for Aneurysm Project
Kamil W. Nowicki receives funding from Brain Aneurysm Foundation for project designed to ultimately develop a pharmacological treatment of unruptured and coiled aneurysms. Read more>
Lunsford, Former Patient Featured on WPXI
Segment talks about how former brain tumor patient’s life-saving experience with Gamma Knife expert inspired a career in medicine. Read more>
Ghuman, Richardson Study Sheds Light on How Words Are Represented in the Brain
Using direct neural recordings from the visual word form area, researchers were able to see words that patients read as the patients read them. Read more>
Richardson Featured in KDKA-TV OCD Story
Movement disorders expert talks about how deep brain stimulation can help patients with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. Read more >
Maroon Takes 1st in Division in Muncie Ironman
Heindl Scholar in Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh and noted sports and medicine expert, finished first in his division (M75-79) at the Muncie Ironman 70.3 Competition. Read more>
UPMC Utilizing New Gamma Knife Icon
UPMC is the first hospital in the region and the third institution in the United States to treat patients with next generation Gamma Knife. Read more>
Department Honors 2016 Chief Residents
A black-tie graduation reception and dinner was held June 18, at the Pittsburgh Golf Club honoring 2016 chief residents Ali Kooshkabadi, MD, and Robert Miller, MD. Read more>
Maroon Receives Lifetime Leadership Award for Concussion Research
Sports medicine experts Joseph Maroon, Julian Bailes and Mark Lovell recognized at Emerging Frontiers in Concussion Conference. Read more >