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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.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Study Shows Overlooked Benefit of Successful Healthy Lifestyle Programs: Improved Quality of Life>

"Health-related quality of life" is a measurable benefit of a healthy lifestyle, Pitt finds.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

NIH-Funded Pitt Research Study to Evaluate New Voice Therapy>

The goal of this study is to determine the effectiveness of Conversation Training Therapy in the rehabilitation of patients with two common voice disorders—benign voc

Monday, July 25, 2016

Pulmonary Hypertension Program Earns National Distinction>

UPMC now one of 39 medical centers nationally to receive a distinction for the quality of its pulmonary hypertension program.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Vast Majority of Guns Recovered by Police Not Carried by Legal Owners, Pitt Public Health Analysis Reveals>

Nearly 80% of perpetrators carrying a gun recovered by Pgh police were not the lawful owners.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

More Doesn’t Mean Better When it Comes to Trauma Centers>

Each 1% decrease in volume was linked to a two-fold worsening in the odds of a patient surviving.