Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Big Data Team to Build Better Cancer Prediction Models>

Big Data team Receives state CURE grant to develop better better methods for integrating, analyzing, and modeling cancer data.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Pitt Text Message Program Helps Reduce Binge Drinking>

Program is first to show that such an intervention can successfully produce sustained reductions in alcohol consumption in young adults.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Pitt Innovation Challenge Awards $375,000 to Move New Ideas Forward>

Six teams received funding to solve health issues across the lifespan.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Beckwith Institute Pursues Care Innovations with Grants to UPMC Staff>

12 Frontline Innovation Program grants will support initiatives for improved bedside care at UPMC.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Pitt Team to Lead Effort Exploring Alzheimer’s Biomarkers, Cognitive Function in Adults with Down Syndrome>

Alzheimer's, Down syndrome relationship explored in Neurodegeneration in Aging Down Syndrome study.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Pitt and UPMC Host Pulmonary Hypertension Research Day>

Current patients have the opportunity to learn about ongoing PH research.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

To Reduce Risk of Infant Death, Shed Excess Pounds Before Becoming Pregnant>

Achieving a healthy weight before becoming pregnant and gaining an appropriate amount of weight during pregnancy significantly reduce the risk of the baby dying in his or her first year of life

Monday, November 16, 2015

VA Secretary Giving Talk at Pitt School of Medicine>

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald will deliver a talk titled “Caring for Veterans: A Higher Calling.”

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Joint Statement of UPMC and Highmark Regarding Continuity of Care>

Joint Statement of UPMC and Highmark Regarding Continuity of Care