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Placebo-inspired project wins $12 million grant to help Parkinson’s patients

The research, led by Pitt neuroscientist Peter Strick, will examine a brain circuit that could restore motor function to those with the condition.

  • Innovation and Research
  • Faculty
  • School of Medicine
  • Swanson School of Engineering
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Pitt professors team up to increase access to hearing aids

A new FDA proposal could put hearing aids in the domain of pharmacists. Pitt professors want to make sure they’ll be ready.

  • Technology & Science
  • School of Pharmacy
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Community Impact
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Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research is the place to go to learn about pandemic preparedness

“We’re pretty blessed that we’ve got so much talent and the benefit of so much research here. I’m not at all surprised that Pitt has a global impact,” said Sen. Bob Casey during his Friday tour.

  • University News
  • Technology & Science
  • Center for Vaccine Research
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Pittsburgh restaurants to try during Family Weekend

Lean into fall with pumpkin curry or dream of warmer times with pineapple mango tomatillo salsa. See Pittwire’s picks of restaurants to check out on your parents’ dime.

  • Our City/Our Campus
  • Students
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Johnstown organizations benefit from first John P. Murtha fellowship class

A group of Pitt-Johnstown students gave $10,000 in grants to support community organizations as part of the new public service program.

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Community Impact
  • Students
  • Pitt-Johnstown