News

Thursday, June 30, 2016

CMS Selects UPMC Oncologists and UPMC Health Plan to Participate in New ‘Oncology Care Model’ Pilot>

UPMC was selected to participate in a new federal program aimed at enhancing care while lowering costs.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Broccoli Sprout Extract May Protect Against Oral Cancer Recurrence>

Pitt study is the first to demonstrate that broccoli sprout extract may be an effective 'green chemoprevention.'

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Blacks with Atrial Fibrillation at Greater Risk for Adverse Outcomes>

Blacks with atrial fibrillation have nearly double the risk of adverse outcomes compared to whites

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Pitt Researchers to Study Bone Loss in Space>

Rocky S. Tuan, PhD, has received a research grant 3D microphysiological system to be conducted on board the International Space Station.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Opening of Center for Care of Infectious Diseases >

UPMC is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Center for Care of Infectious Diseases.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Test Holds Potential to Diagnose Myriad Conditions with Drop>

Pitt-developed test opens the door to development of diagnostics for diseases, cancer, injuries with no known microbial cause.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Adults at Risk for Diabetes Double Activity Levels>

Pitt Public Health program increases physical activity in people at risk for diabetes -- but season matters.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Pitt Awards Dickson Prize to Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D.>

University of California, Berkeley, Researcher to be Honored During Science 2016—Game Changers.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Pitt Researchers Find Key to Parkinson’s Disease Neurodegeneration>

The finding has the potential to lead to new therapies that could slow or stop progression of the devastating illness.