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A multidisciplinary team at Pitt is developing new computational tools to predict the causes and progression of chronic pulmonary obstructive disease (COPD) — a lung condition that's the third-leading cause of death in the United States.

The Just Discipline Project, created by Pitt professor James Huguley, teaches fifth- and sixth-graders strategies for defusing peer conflicts.

Each year, the United States experiences an extreme shortage of organ donations. Pitt researchers, including Sung Kwon Cho (left) and Youngjae Chun, aim to change that.