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The National Science Foundation recently awarded a team led by engineer Heng Huang $1.18 million to use machine learning to predict postoperative complications and patient outcomes.

Stiff arteries could lead to “silent” brain damage and therefore dementia risk, a 15-year study led by researchers at Pitt Public Health found. And that risk factor could be preventable.

Pitt's Charles Jonassaint led a team that developed the Painimation tablet-based app, which helps patients visually describe where, how much and what kind of pain they feel.