Strokes, Parkinson’s disease and other issues can cause the ability to swallow to be lost. Graduate students studying speech-language pathology are learning to treat this condition at the UPMC Swallowing Disorders Center.
Edouard Machery of the Department of History and Philosophy of Science is co-leading a study that received a $2.6 million grant to probe cultural differences in understanding some of philosophy's core tenets.
Researchers hope the device will be a bridge to transplant or recovery in children with acute and chronic lung failure, allowing the children to move around and avoid being bedridden.
Pitt will host “Prescribed to Death: A Memorial to the Victims of the Opioid Crisis,” an interactive tribute featuring the faces and stories of overdose victims, Jan. 30-Feb. 2 at the William Pitt Union’s Lower Lounge.
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.
Young adults are more susceptible to addiction, especially to drugs like cocaine. Using a new high-resolution sensor, bioengineer Xinyan Cui plans to figure out why.
As frigid weather heads our way, please review Pitt’s Extreme Weather Conditions Policy and monitor media reports as well as this website over the weekend for news of any changes in University operations.
In the race to create quantum computers, Pitt is leading an international team of universities, research centers and corporations to discover the best materials for building these speedy machines. Pictured: quantum-computing researcher Sergey Frolov of Pitt's Department of Physics and Astronomy.