Pitt Recognized as World Leader in BPPV

Figure 7 A, B, and C from the article showing Pitt as a world leader in BPPV

The University of Pittsburgh has been recognized as a world leader in the field of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.

A paper published in the June 2023 issue of Frontiers in Neurology entitled “Global research trends in benign paroxysmal positional vertigo: a bibliometric analysis” presents an analysis of the current characteristics of BPPV-related research, according to its objective. It also “summarizes the current hot topics and trends, with the goal of inspiring future research into the prevention and treatment of BPPV, thereby improving the differential diagnosis and prevention of peripheral vertigo.

Figures 7 A, B, and C list the University of Pittsburgh as a group that is producing new knowledge about BPPV over the last 10 years, and as one of the world leaders.

“By expanding knowledge, our team is working to improve care for persons living with BPPV, the most common type of dizziness globally,” said Dr. Joseph Furman, MD, PhD, FACS, Director, UPMC Division of Balance Disorders.