Thursday, October 8, 2015

Pitt Awarded More Than $5M Grant to Study Drug Use on Teen Brain>

Researchers will be recruiting approx. 500 kids in the region to study the impact of substance use on the adolescent brain.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Fun and Fundraising on Tap>

Rock Bottom to host Karaoke night to raise money for a K-9 that will do double duty as a pet therapy and public safety dog at UPMC Mercy.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Trial Opens for Invasive Lobular Breast Cancer Patients>

Physicians at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC have opened a clinical trial to examine therapies on invasive lobular breast cancer.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Pitt to Facilitate Massive Pulmonary Clinical Trials Program>

Pitt scientists awarded a $15M grant to coordinate clinical trials aimed at developing new treatments for breathing disorders.

Monday, October 5, 2015

El Nino Linked to Dengue Epidemic>

As the strongest El Nino in two decades emerges, a Pitt-led analysis warns of dengue epidemic.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Concussions Misunderstood and Feared by Most Americans>

A survey of U.S. adults found many do not know the definition of a concussion and many do not know the injury is treatable.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

‘Science 2015—Unleashed!’ Celebrates Exceptional Research, Innovative Technology>

Science 2015 highlights the region’s strengths in science, engineering, medicine and computation.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Pitt, Magee-Womens Research Institute-led Team to Develop Acoustic Tweezers, Other Methods to Track Placenta During Pregnancy>

NIH grant supports efforts to track pregnancy in real time.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Potential COI: Academic Leaders on For-Profit Company Boards>

Nearly 1 in 10 U.S. for-profit health care company board seats are held by nonprofit academics.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Pitt Study: Computer Program Using Skin Images Could Improve Early Detection of Melanoma>

Pitt researchers examined a computer program that could aid in detecting melanoma.