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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>
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 >
Zussman Writes Article for AANS CNS Blog
PGY-3 resident comments on drug and opiod abuse prevention for neurosurgeryblog.org. Read more >
Richardson Noted in Parkinson's Story
Feature article in Oregon's The Bulletin explains how Parkinson's disease patients are finding relief through deep brain stimulation surgery. Read more >
Agarwal Selected as CSNS Fellow
Second-year resident receives socioeconomic fellowship for 2016-17 from Council of of State Neurosurgical Societies. Read more>
Maroon Helping Lead Novel TBI Study
Gordie Howe Initiative is first clinical trial of its type to use adult stem cells to regenerate and preserve brain cells in brain injury patients in U.S. Read more >