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Monday, September 19, 2016

Pitt Research Links Sleep Habits to Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Use >

Sleep duration and quality during childhood predict alcohol and cannabis use in adolescence.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Pitt Researcher Receives Decade of Funding from NIH>

Mark Shlomchik, M.D., Ph.D., has been awarded a 10-year, $3.8 million MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health, which will provide long-term support for research into autoimmune diseases and the body’s immune response.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

UPMC Provided Nearly $900 Million in Community Benefits Last Year>

The region’s leading health care system recently released its Community Benefits Report 2015-2016, showing UPMC provided more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution.

Monday, August 29, 2016

UPMC Ends Fiscal Year 2016 with Strong Financial Results>

UPMC maintained its strong financial performance throughout fiscal year 2016, continuing to deliver its nationally ranked clinical excellence while providing nearly $900 million a year in community benefits.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

New Discovery Could Help Prevent Organ Transplant Rejection>

Targeting certain donor cells may be the key to lowering the risk of organ transplant rejection.

Monday, August 22, 2016

Gene Therapy Via Ultrasound Could Offer New Therapeutic Tool>

Sonoporation explored as possible tool in the fight against cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Monday, August 22, 2016

New Understanding of Pulmonary Hypertension Leads to Promising Drug Targets >

Study identifies new compounds that could have robust effects in treating pulmonary hypertension

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.