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The Pitt Seed Grant program, now in its fourth year, will provide funding to projects from 16 units, schools and divisions across the University and support the goals of Pitt’s strategic plan.
The largest-ever analysis of opioid use disorder among Medicaid recipients, led by Pitt Public Health Professor Julie Donohue, gives key insights on improving access to quality treatment.
In 2019, Graham Hatfull’s research on bacteria-killing viruses saved a British teenager’s life. A new patient’s case further advances the science behind curing antibiotic-resistant lung infections.
Pitt will collaborate with BridgeBio Pharma, Inc. to identify and support the development of novel therapies for patients with genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers.
COVID-19 surges don’t care about borders or politics — instead they look more like weather patterns, flowing across the North American continent.
The Pittsburgh Robotics Network (PRN) has reached a new milestone—more than 100 members, including Pitt—which places it among the world’s largest robotics alliances.
Childbirth is a momentous time. It’s also one of the most significant biomechanical events in life. Steven Abramowitch is using computer models to learn more about the pelvis after delivery.
The Pittsburgh Vaccine Trials Unit has joined the KidCOVE Moderna vaccine trial to determine the shot’s efficacy in children. Find out how you can volunteer.
A global study led by Pitt’s Sherry Chou found that eight out of 10 adults hospitalized with COVID-19 develop neurological problems, and they are six times more likely to die.
Leeches are all too happy to latch onto reattached body parts, skin grafts and transplanted tissue. Pitt Med magazine explains medicinal parasites in kid-friendly language.
Launched with a $1.2 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, the nonprofit, membership-based organization will help the region become a hub for the emerging life sciences economy.
“It’s not just the federal government and social media platforms that have a role to play in combating disinformation,” says Pitt Cyber founding director David Hickton of the new Pitt Disinformation
In January 2019, Pitt people performed UPMC’s first-ever in utero surgery for spina bifida. See how toddler Emery Greene Mullen is doing today.
Pitt researchers will collaborate with small businesses on a $1.1 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy to find better ways to store sunlight.
Future electronic displays will be thin, flexible and durable. Pitt engineers are finding ways to make the tech better and cheaper through tiny electric grids.
Learn about the new imaging techniques Pitt bioengineering researchers are using to study the disease’s impact on the brain.
Ahead of the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre on May 31, read an excerpt from Professor Alaina E. Roberts’ new book that depicts the lead-up to and aftermath of that brutal event.
Promising early data suggest that this approach can provide a convenient and cost-effective therapeutic option to control the coronavirus pandemic.
During pregnancy, patients are uniquely engaged in health care, making it a perfect window of opportunity for screening and treatment for hepatitis C, says Pitt’s Catherine Chappell.
Using a protein found in algae, a new technology partially restored the sight of a completely blind man. He can now locate, identify and count objects using the treated eye while wearing specialized