Endoscopic resection of a craniopharyngioma.

Philip Theodosopoulos, M.D., Professor and Vice-Chair of Neurological Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco is the Director of the Skull Base Tumor Program and has extensive experience performing endoscopic transsphenoidal pituitary surgery for

2023 Pituitary Conference

We’re delighted to announce the 2023 Pituitary Conference on Saturday, December 9, 2023, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the UCSF Mission Bay Genentech Hall, 600 16th Street, San Francisco, CA. Join us for

Life isn’t healed after surgery

A young woman called me last year to make an appointment. She told me she had recently had endoscopic neurosurgery for craniopharyngioma. She was suffering from severe anxiety and depression. She hoped to find a mental health professional who would understand the critical link between the endocrine system and her mental health symptoms.

The science of pain

From JD Faccinetti – cofounder – Pain, especially chronic pain, is the consummate mind-body disease where sensation and emotion become inextricably intertwined, says the University of California at Davis pain specialist Dr. Scott Fishman. The aches

Comments: Our community speaks

We’ve been combing the PWN website and Facebook news feed in search of interesting comments from our readers and thought we’d share a few. Our readers are our best contributors and their comments provide very

Pituitary cysts

 From Lewis S Blevins Jr, MD – Pituitary cysts come in a variety of different sizes and flavors. Before we talk about them it is useful to review pituitary embryology. The pituitary gland develops from a