We Put the Best Minds Together to Uncover the Mysteries of the Brain.

A child’s curiosity knows no bounds. Kids are always making new discoveries, thinking up new ideas, and asking “why?”

The neurologists and other experts at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Brain Care Institute seek answers with equal passion and fervor.

Our brain and spine team knows a parent’s need for answers. That’s why we offer so many areas of expert care — from neuro-oncologists and geneticists, to neurocritical care doctors and neuroimaging experts.

Our neurologists work with our world-renowned childhood neurosurgery team to provide the best treatment possible — all backed by the kind of research and programs that only one of the nation’s top pediatric teaching hospitals can offer.

Brain and Spine Conditions We Treat

Our neurology team has deep knowledge in treating a broad range of childhood brain and spine conditions, such as:

Support Resources that Go Beyond Neurology

The Brain Care Institute offers a vast network of support resources that reach far beyond neurology.

These include:

More Neurology Resources

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Clinical Studies

  • Neurology

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 2
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
  • Children's Pine Center

    11279 Perry Highway
    Wexford, PA 15090
  • Children's South

    205 Millers Run Road
    Bridgeville, PA 15017
  • Children's East

    4055 Monroeville Blvd.
    Building One
    Monroeville, PA 15146
  • Specialty Care Center Chippewa

    2580 Constitution Blvd.
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
  • Specialty Care Center Erie at Magee–Womens, UPMC Hamot

    Magee–Womens, UPMC Hamot
    118 East 2nd Street
    Erie, PA 16507
  • Specialty Care Center Hermitage

    875 North Hermitage Rd.
    Hermitage, PA 16148
  • Specialty Care Center Johnstown

    865 Eisenhower Blvd.
    Johnstown, PA 15904
  • Specialty Care Center Wheeling

    10 Medical Park
    Tower 1, Suite 305
    Wheeling, WV 26003
  • Childhood Absence Epilepsy Study

    Childhood Absence Epilepsy: Rx PK-PD-Pharmacogenetics Study

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    Cough Study for Males with Neuromuscular Disease – Pilot

    Cough Peak Flow And Airway Clearance in Pediatric Patients with Neuromuscular Disease

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    Epilepsy Rescue Therapy with USL261 Spray: The ARTEMIS-1 Study – Phase III

    Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Intranasal Midazolam (USL261) in the Outpatient Treatment of Subjects with Seizure Clusters

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    Epilepsy Rescue Therapy with USL261 Over a Long-Term – Phase III

    Study of USL261 in the Outpatient Treatment of Subjects with Seizure Clusters

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    Epilepsy Surgery Study

    Retrospective Review of Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Program

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    Epilepsy Therapy Using Brivaracetam with Other Medications – Phase III

    Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Brivaracetam Used as Adjunctive Treatment in Pediatric Subjects with Epilepsy

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    Establishing Cytokine Profiles in Patients with MS

    Cytokine Profiles in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis and Other Acute Demyelinating Disorders in Children

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    Saliva Test for Anti-Seizure Drug Levels in Infants

    Phenobarbital Levels in Neonates: A Comparison Between Blood and Saliva Levels

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    Stroke Study and Database

    Institutional and International Pediatric Stroke Study and Database

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