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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Pitt Team Searches for Genetic Roots of Cleft Lip, Palate>

An $11.8 million grant from the NIH will help Pitt researchers explore the genetic roots of craniofacial disorders, including cleft lip and palate.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Pitt Joins Traumatic Brain Injury "Dream Team">

Pitt epidemiologists and neuroscientists are key players in new $17 million national initiative.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Pitt Public Health to Strengthen Public Health Workforce with $3.4 Million Training Center >

Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health will receive federal funding to establish and operate a training center to improve the nation's health.

Monday, September 29, 2014

The 2014 Hillman Cancer Center Gala Celebrates Investing in Research and Patient Care>

The 2014 Hillman Cancer Center Gala “A Future Without Cancer” will celebrate the support of donors and raise money to benefit the UPMC CancerCenter and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Pitt Drug Discovery Researchers Receive $5.8 Million Federal Grant to Build 3D Liver Model>

Pitt researches have been selected by the National Institutes of Health to develop a microfluidic, 3D human liver model for drug efficacy and toxicity testing as part of the organization's Tissue Chip for Drug Screening program.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Pitt Rheumatology Division Named Part of NIH Network for Lupus and Rheumatoid Arthritis Study>

The National Institutes of Health has awarded five-year grants to 11 research centers across the United States to better identify and develop new diagnostics and drugs for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and lupus. Pitt rheumatologists have been selected to par

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

FFANY, QVC Present $240,000 from Shoe Sales to UPCI Cancer Research>

The Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) and leading multimedia retailer QVC recently presented $240,000 for breast cancer research to the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), partner with UPMC CancerCenter.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Pitt Public Health Biostatistics Expert Appointed to National Organization Formed to Provide Better Health Care Information>

Sally C. Morton, Ph.D., chair of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Biostatistics, has been appointed to the Methodology Committee of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Take Back Drugs Day Event at Multiple UPMC Locations>

In honor of Take Back Drugs Day 2014, the public is invited to turn in their unused, unwanted and expried medications for safe disposal at UPMC locations.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

​Adding Chemotherapy to Radiation Treatment Not Effective in Treating Vulvar Cancer, UPMC Study Shows>

The addition of chemotherapy to post-surgical radiation treatment is not effective in treating vulvar cancer, according to Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC research.