News

Monday, August 15, 2016

Pitt Cancer Institute Awarded Major Federal Grants for Early Cancer Detection>

$15.5M for projects to develop tests to find cancer, often before a patient knows anything is wrong.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Pitt Research Provides New Insights into How the Mind Influences the Body>

Pitt discovery provides evidence for the neural basis of a mind-body connection.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Correcting Metabolic Deficiencies May Improve Depression >

Treating metabolic deficiencies in patients with treatment-resistant depression can improve symptoms and even lead to remission.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Pitt Receives $5.5M CDC Grant to Continue Flu Vaccine Effectiveness Evaluation>

PittVax is one of five national sites that provide data and analysis for public health flu policy.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

UPCI Secures Federal Contract For Up To $10M in Preclinical Cancer Drug Development Work>

Prestigious contract cements UPCI's role in all five stages of NCI cancer drug development process.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Genetic Variant Newly Linked to Crohn’s Disease Also Associated with Altered Gut Microbiome Composition>

International team provides new insights into chronic condition that costs the US $6B annually.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Sampling Method Used for New Breast Cancer Tests May Lead to Underestimate of Risk>

Tumor sampling for new “personalized medicine” gene expression profile tests may need refinement.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Pitt Researchers Solve Mystery on How Regenerative Medicine Works>

Pitt study may answer question that has remained unanswered for decades.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Pitt Receives $62.3 Million, Five-Year NIH Award to Speed Up Translational Scientific Research into Implementable Solutions >

The NIH award aims to expand CTSI's work in accelerating translational research into treatments.