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Richardson to Lead BRAIN Initiative
NIH-funded grant will aid multidisciplinary, multi-institution team gather a deeper understanding of how speech is controlled in the brain. Read more>
Paralyzed Man Regains Sense of Touch
Elizabeth Tyler Kabara co-investgator on team helping paralyzed man regain sense of touch through a mind-controlled robotic arm. Read more>
Tyler-Kabara, Okonkwo Participate at White House Frontiers Conference
National convening of leading scientists and innovators discussed building U.S. capacity in science, technology, and innovation. Read more>
Presentations at 2016 CNS San Diego
Department faculty and residents participated in numerous courses, presentations and lectures at the CNS Annual Meeting, held in San Diego, Calif., September 24-28. Read more>
Friedlander Honored as Doctor of Distinction
Ladies Hospital Aid Society selects department chairman as one of its 2016 honorees at group's 118th Brain Gain Gala fundraiser. Read more>
Friedlander Featured in KDKA-TV HDFT Story
Report shows how High Definition Fiber Tracking (HDFT) helped save the vision of a patient diagnosed with a glioblastoma. Read more >
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>