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.

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