Thursday, August 8, 2013

Researchers Ask Pittsburgh’s International Community for Help on Dengue Vaccine>

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health researchers are expanding their efforts to develop a vaccine for a deadly tropical virus by looking in their own backyard.

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute International Academy Scholars Present Projects >

The UPCI International Academy is designed to give students real-world experience in working alongside scientists and cancer clinicians. On the final day of the program, students will present findings about the work they did this summer.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Practice Makes the Brain’s Motor Cortex More Efficient, Pitt Researchers Say>

Not only does practice make perfect, it also makes for more efficient generation of neuronal activity in the primary motor cortex, the area of the brain that plans and executes movement, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of

Thursday, August 1, 2013

UPCI Researchers Target ‘Cell Sleep’ to Lower Chances of Cancer Recurrence >

An international research team led by University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) scientists discovered that by preventing cancer cells from entering a state of cellular sleep, cancer drugs are more effective, and there is a lower chance of cancer re

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D., Will Receive Pitt’s Dickson Prize at Science 2013—Convergence>

A renowned molecular geneticist whose work uncovered the genetic underpinnings of several neurological disorders has been named this year’s recipient of the University of Pittsburgh’s Dickson Prize in Medicine.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Awards and Accolades: UPMC Leadership, Staff Achievements>

UPMC often is recognized by professional societies and other prestigious organizations for significant achievements and exceptional leadership

Monday, July 29, 2013

Premature Aging of Immune Cells Present in Joints of Kids with Chronic Arthritis, Pitt/Children’s Hospital Team Says >

The joints of children with the most common form of chronic inflammatory arthritis contain immune cells that resemble those of 90-year-olds, according to a new study led by researchers Pitt and at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Self-Evaluation of Menopausal Symptoms Underestimates True Burden, Pitt Study Finds>

Physicians should consider a more in-depth evaluation of their menopausal patients’ symptoms, a new University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study finds.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC & Pitt Public Health Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Study Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injuries>

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health researchers have been selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead a $16.5 million international study to evaluate treatments for pediatric traumatic brai

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

UPMC Mercy Receives Quality Award from American Heart Association>

The American Heart Association awarded the UPMC Stroke Institute at UPMC Mercy the 2014 Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.