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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 >
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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 >
Gamma Knife
Gamma Knife
Our Gamma Knife program is one of the leading stereotactic radiosurgery programs in the world, having performed over 12,000 procedures and serving as a leading international training site.... 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 >

News

'Live Like Lou' Founder Passes Away
Neil Alexander dies from Lou Gehrig's Disease. Had recently launched $10 million research center at University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute. Read more>
Maroon Appears on NFL Total Access
Noted sports medicine and concussion expert interviewed regarding recent early NFL retirements and general safety of youth football. Read more>
Department Presentations at 2015 AANS
Faculty and residents scheduled to present numerous seminars, courses and lectures at upcoming AANS Annual Meeting in Washington. Read more>
Maroon Featured in CTE Q&A at USA Football
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy injuries discussed in follow-up to recently published 60-year review of disease in athletes and veterans. Read more>
Next Generation CyberKnife Technology Utilized at UPMC CancerCenter
Johnathan Engh first in world to treat patient with new technology that shapes radiation to tumor and decreases treatment time. Read more>
Maroon Co-Authors Column for Washington Times on Childhood Sports
Op-ed piece, cowritten with Julian Bailes, discusses the benefits of participation in youth sports amid today's concussion debate. Read more>

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