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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

New Discovery Could Help Prevent Organ Transplant Rejection>

Targeting certain donor cells may be the key to lowering the risk of organ transplant rejection.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Gene Therapy Via Ultrasound Could Offer New Therapeutic Tool>

Sonoporation explored as possible tool in the fight against cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Monday, August 22, 2016

New Understanding of Pulmonary Hypertension Leads to Promising Drug Targets >

Study identifies new compounds that could have robust effects in treating pulmonary hypertension

Monday, August 15, 2016

Pitt Cancer Institute Awarded Major Federal Grants for Early Cancer Detection>

$15.5M for projects to develop tests to find cancer, often before a patient knows anything is wrong.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Pitt Research Provides New Insights into How the Mind Influences the Body>

Pitt discovery provides evidence for the neural basis of a mind-body connection.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Correcting Metabolic Deficiencies May Improve Depression >

Treating metabolic deficiencies in patients with treatment-resistant depression can improve symptoms and even lead to remission.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Pitt Receives $5.5M CDC Grant to Continue Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Evaluation>

PittVax is one of five national sites that provide data and analysis for public health flu policy.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

UPCI Secures Federal Contract For Up To $10M in Preclinical Cancer Drug Development Work>

Prestigious contract cements UPCI's role in all five stages of NCI cancer drug development process.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Genetic Variant Newly Linked to Crohn’s Disease Also Associated with Altered Gut Microbiome Composition>

International team provides new insights into chronic condition that costs the US $6B annually.