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Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Pitt Team Identifies Genes that Play Critical Role in the Development of Congenital Heart Disease>

Developmental biologists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine identified mutations associated with congenital heart disease in 61 genes, many not previously known to cause the disease.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Pitt Highlights Health of W.Pa. Minorities at International Meeting in Pittsburgh >

The 75th Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) will host “Pittsburgh Day” on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Pitt Med Students Celebrate Residency Assignments on Match Day>

Pitt Med students recieve their residency assignments on Match Day as they graduate.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Pitt, CMU, UPMC Form Alliance to Transform Health Care through Big Data>

Leveraging “big data” to revolutionize health care and wellness is the focus of the new Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance, a powerful collaboration announced today by Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Rebooting Cell Programming Can Reverse Liver Failure, Says Children’s Hospital/Pitt Study>

A strategy described today in the online version of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, could potentially treat patients who are too sick for liver transplantation and, in the future, reduce the need for transplants.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Nancy E. Davidson, M.D., Named American Association for Cancer Research President-elect 2015-2016>

Dr. Nancy Davidson will work with the AACR board of directors and membership to futher the association's mission to prevent and care cancer.

Monday, March 9, 2015

Early Onset of Hot Flashes Associated with Blood Vessel Dysfunction, Could Predict Heart Disease>

Study: Early Onset of Hot Flashes Could Predict Heart Disease

Friday, March 6, 2015

Workplace Lifestyle Intervention Program Improves Health, Reduces Diabetes and Heart Disease Risks >

A healthy lifestyle intervention program administered at the workplace and developed by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health significantly reduces risk factors for diabetes and heart disease.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Mark Gladwin, M.D., Named New Chair of Department of Medicine at Pitt School of Medicine>

Gladwin will lead one of the nation’s largest clinical and research departments of medicine.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Pervasive Chemical Potentially Alters Levels of a Pregnancy Hormone that Influences Sex Development>

Exposure to hormone-altering chemicals called phthalates early in pregnancy is associated with a disruption in an essential pregnancy hormone according to research led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.