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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Hundreds of Cancer Survivors Gather for Celebration>

Annual Celebration of Survivorship hosted by UPMC CancerCenter Passavant returns with a “Carnival of Colors” theme complete with carnival games, music and entertainment.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Ancient Proteins Involved in DNA Repair Could Shed Light on Tumor Development, Says Pitt Study-campus>

By studying the yeast used in beer- and bread-making, researchers at the Pitt School of Medicine have uncovered the mechanism by which ancient proteins repair DNA damage and how their dysfunction could lead to the development of tumors.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

UPMC Passavant Foundation Hosts 3rd Annual Scrub Run/Walk>

Passavant Hospital Foundation is hosting its 3rd Annual Scrub 8K/4K Run/Walk at the North Park Pool Loop.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Altoona Podiatrist Selected as Editorial Committee Member of Peer Journal>

Harry Penny, D.P.M., of UPMC Altoona Blair Medical Associates Podiatry has been selected as one of four members of the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing-Journal of Wound Care editorial committee.

Monday, July 27, 2015

UPCI Called ‘Outstanding’ as Comprehensive Cancer Center Grant Renewed by National Cancer Institute for $25.6M>

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute has been rated “outstanding” and renewed as a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Menopause Associated with More Fat Around Heart>

Study first to uncover link, clue to increased heart disease risk in women over 50.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Nepal Immersion Experience with Magee Womancare International Sparks Fundraising Event for Nepal Earthquake Relief>

After traveling to Nepal with Magee Womencare International, students want to give back

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Pitt’s Dental School Awarded $2M Grant Aimed at Reducing Oral Health Disparities>

Funding will support improving the dental health workforce in rural and underserved areas.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Home Depot Event Continues Support of UPMC Breast Cancer Research and Care>

For six years, The Home Depot’s Clays for the Cure has raised funds to support research and services for premenopausal breast cancer patients at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and the Hillman Cancer Center.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Cholesterol and HIV Link May Lead to Therapy>

Enhanced cholesterol metabolism in certain immune cells may help some people infected with HIV naturally control disease progression, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.