News

Monday, June 6, 2016

Immunotherapy Doubles Survival in Head & Neck Cancer>

Pitt co-led trial stops early to give new standard of care to patients with no options left.

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Immunotherapy Effective Against Some Types of Sarcoma >

An existing cancer immunotherapy drug reduces tumor size in some types of connective tissue cancers.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Pitt-Led Trial Changing Standard of Care for Breast Cancer>

An average of 9 months was added to the lives of patients with stage IV breast cancer, UPCI reports at national cancer meeting.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Poison Center offers Tips to Stay Safe During Snake Season >

The Pittsburgh Poison Center at UPMC receives an increased number of calls related to venomous snakebites during the summer months.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Heart Complication Affects Lung Transplant Survival Rate>

UPMC researchers shine light on common heart complication after lung transplantation.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

3D Bioprinted Model for the Study of Precancerous Breast Disease Aims to Reduce Unnecessary Treatment>

UPCI & CMU collaborate to address the overdiagnosis and overtreatment of non-invasive breast cancer.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Pitt Public Health Walking Advocate Receives National Award from America Walks>

Carol Reichbaum, of WalkWorks, will be a Fellow with America Walks.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Online Hub Aims to Connect Transplant Community>

Donate Life America and UPMC Partner to Increase Living Donor Transplant Awareness

Friday, May 20, 2016

Dedicated Alumni Honored by Pitt Public Health>

Five Pitt Public Health graduates who went on to do big things return to be recognized with Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Drs. Michael Boninger and Gwendolyn Sowa expand roles at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh.>

Michael Boninger, M.D., has been named UPMC's vice president for medical affairs for Community Provider Services. Additionally, Gwendolyn Sowa, M.D., Ph.D., to succeed Dr. Boninger as chair, Department of PM&R and UPMC Rehabilitation Institute director.