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Health Sciences Faculty Win 2024 Chancellor’s Awards

February 28, 2024

Four Pitt health sciences faculty members in the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health were among the 15 faculty members University-wide to be honored with a 2024 Chancellor’s Distinguished Award.

These honors acknowledge their exceptional work and dedication.

Each recipient received a letter from Chancellor Joan Gabel, a $2,000 cash prize and a $3,...

Multi-Million Dollar Federal Grant Creates New Drug Discovery Center at Pitt

February 27, 2024

D. Lansing Taylor Distinguished Professor and Allegheny Foundation Professor of Pharmacology Director, University of Pittsburgh Drug Discovery Institute 

Liver disease researchers and clinicians at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC will use a $7.8 million grant to create a new drug discovery center called the Pitt Translational Center for...

Deriving Insights from Injury at the 2024 Vanscoy Winter Academy

February 27, 2024

Photo Credit: Eric Wuster, Right Touch Photography

More than 300 alumni and friends of the University of Pittsburgh gathered at Pitt’s 18th annual Vanscoy Winter Academy on Feb. 15 to learn about key insights the medical profession has gleaned from treating and studying brain and spinal cord injuries.

This year’s event, held in Naples, Florida, was themed “...

Danny Chu was named president-elect of the Society of University Surgeons

February 22, 2024

Danny Chu, professor of cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, has been named president-elect of the Society of University Surgeons (SUS). He has served as secretary of the society since 2021.

SUS is generally recognized as the world’s premier academic organization dedicated to the advancement of surgical sciences and supporting surgical leaders...