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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Pitt Leads Trial to Reduce Antibiotic Overuse at Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Facilities>

Pitt leads $1.5M study to fight antimicrobial resistance in long-term and post-acute care facilities

Monday, June 29, 2015

New Pitt Research Team Finds Different Immune Response in Severe Asthma; To Continue Such Studies >

The immune response that occurs in patients with severe asthma is markedly different than what occurs in milder forms of the lung condition, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

USA Hockey Honors UPMC Surgeon Charles “Chip” Burke III with Excellence in Safety Award>

Charles “Chip” Burke III, M.D. of Fox Chapel, was honored with the Excellence in Safety Award at the 2015 USA Hockey’s Annual Congress’ Night of Tribute Awards Dinner.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Computer Simulation Predicts Development, Progress of Pressure Sores>

Computational model could enhance diagnosis and treatment of pressure sores after spinal cord injury

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Pitt’s Dr. Yuan Chang Appointed to National Cancer Advisory Board>

Dr. Yuan Chang charged with helping identify most promising cancer research projects.

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Pitt Researchers Find Link Between Neighborhood Quality and Cellular Aging>

People living in disadvantaged neighborhoods biologically older than the affluent

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Pitt, UPMC Launch New Research Center with Women’s Health Focus>

Researchers and clinicians with one goal: to lead the country in women's health research.

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Beckwith Institute Awards More Than $360K in Grants>

The Beckwith Institute provides grants to facilitate positive change.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Gene Therapy Prevents Parkinson’s Disease in Animal Model, Says Pitt Study>

Gene therapy reduced production of brain protein to prevent Parkinson's Disease

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

More Frequent Overnight Hot Flashes Linked with Brain Scan Changes>

Women who had more hot flashes during sleep had a greater number of brain scan changes