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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Pitt Receives $62.3 Million, Five-Year NIH Award to Speed Up Translational Scientific Research into Implementable Solutions >

The NIH award aims to expand CTSI's work in accelerating translational research into treatments.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Study Shows Overlooked Benefit of Successful Healthy Lifestyle Programs: Improved Quality of Life>

"Health-related quality of life" is a measurable benefit of a healthy lifestyle, Pitt finds.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

NIH-Funded Pitt Research Study to Evaluate New Voice Therapy>

The goal of this study is to determine the effectiveness of Conversation Training Therapy in the rehabilitation of patients with two common voice disorders—benign voc

Monday, July 25, 2016

Pulmonary Hypertension Program Earns National Distinction>

UPMC now one of 39 medical centers nationally to receive a distinction for the quality of its pulmonary hypertension program.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Vast Majority of Guns Recovered by Police Not Carried by Legal Owners, Pitt Public Health Analysis Reveals>

Nearly 80% of perpetrators carrying a gun recovered by Pgh police were not the lawful owners.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

More Doesn’t Mean Better When it Comes to Trauma Centers>

Each 1% decrease in volume was linked to a two-fold worsening in the odds of a patient surviving.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Regenerative Medicine Improves Strength and Function in Severe Muscle Injuries>

Pitt-McGowan Study Shows Regenerative Medicine Improves Strength and Function in Severe Muscle Injuries

Thursday, July 14, 2016

UPMC First in Region to Use New Fully Dissolving Heart Stent>

First-of-its-kind device provides relief from symptoms of coronary artery disease.