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Alum’s Extensive Data Work Helps Hispanic Health

The network of colleagues and mentors Benjamín Acosta-Cázares (GSPH ’15) developed at Pitt helped him establish one of the largest national health databases in Hispanic populations. Tonight, he and

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Alumni

How Google Maps Gets Made

More than a billion people use Google Maps each month—but have you ever stopped to consider what makes the tool work? Tomorrow, a multidisciplinary series of virtual events celebrates the technology

  • Department of Geology and Environmental Science
  • Department of Anthropology

Pittsburgh Lends Expertise, Arms to Moderna Vaccine Development

On Monday, Moderna became the second company to announce promising early results of its Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial. The Pittsburgh site, led by Pitt’s Judy Martin, has seen more than 250

  • Innovation and Research
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Medicine
  • Covid-19
  • Center for Vaccine Research

A New Way to Look at Lung Infections—Like Rice

When sushi rice is compressed, it sticks to the food it surrounds. A new study from Pitt engineers has found the same can be said for the mechanical properties of mucus.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Pitt Research Finds New Green Investment Key to Transforming Regional Economy

A nonpartisan team led by Leslie Marshall in Pitt’s Center for Sustainable Business has created a roadmap for climate-friendly industrial growth over the next decade to add jobs and economic prospects

  • Innovation and Research