About Our Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery Program

The Brain Care Institute (BCI) at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is made up of a world-class team of specialists. These physician-scientists work with specialists from many other divisions and support services to break new ground in the diagnosis, treatment, and research of pediatric neurological disorders and in the education of new generations of specialists. 

A Research Leader 

From developing breakthrough vaccines to treating complex brain tumors to discovering new medications for epilepsy patients, our physician-scientists are at the forefront of brain care research. New understanding of the genetic, molecular, cellular, and organizational basis for diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles helps the Brain Care Institute offer exceptional care that is driven by research. These advances are helping to improve the diagnosis and treatment of many previously incurable disorders of the nervous system. 

Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery Publications from UPMC