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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Regenerative Medicine Improves Strength and Function in Severe Muscle Injuries>

Pitt-McGowan Study Shows Regenerative Medicine Improves Strength and Function in Severe Muscle Injuries

Thursday, July 14, 2016

UPMC First in Region to Use New Fully Dissolving Heart Stent>

First-of-its-kind device provides relief from symptoms of coronary artery disease.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Certain Characteristics Predispose Women to Different Hot Flash and Night Sweat Patterns>

New findings show that women fit into four distinct groups, with potential health ramifications

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

University of Pittsburgh Researchers Part of “BELIEVE” Team that Received $28 Million, Five-Year NIH Award to Find HIV/AIDS Cure>

Goal of collaborative effort is to find ways to eliminate HIV reservoirs, through an innovative cell therapy.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

UPMC Cancer Community Speaks Out in Support of HPV Vaccine>

UPMC hosting a press briefing to share the facts about this life-saving vaccine, which can prevent HPV-related cancers.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Advertising by U.S. Cancer Centers Soars Over Past Decade, New Analysis Shows>

The bulk of the spending is by for-profit cancer centers, according to the Pitt and Indiana University analysis.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Pitt Receives Prestigious NIH Award to Support Development of Million-Person Precision Medicine Study>

President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program aims to engage 1 million or more U.S. participants to revolutionize how disease is prevented and treated based on individual differences in lifestyle, environment and genetics.

Thursday, June 30, 2016

CMS Selects UPMC Oncologists and UPMC Health Plan to Participate in New ‘Oncology Care Model’ Pilot>

UPMC was selected to participate in a new federal program aimed at enhancing care while lowering costs.