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School of Medicine Diploma Day 2024

May 14, 2024

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s Diploma Day Ceremony will be held on Sunday, May 19, beginning at 2 p.m. at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, 4141 Fifth Avenue.

Parking options include the Soldiers and Sailors Parking Garage, accessible via the entrance at 4390 Bigelow Blvd. Street parking is also available.

Staying home? You can watch the live stream...

Pitt Researchers Find Cellular Feeding Frenzy Fuels Pulmonary Hypertension

May 2, 2024

Chan, Vitalant Chair in Vascular Medicine and professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology

Blood vessels in the lungs aren’t like the others in the body. This difference becomes clear in pulmonary hypertension, in which only the lungs’ blood vessels stiffen progressively, leading to chronic lung disease, heart failure and death. The underlying reasons for this...

Pittsburgh has a “right to win” in biomanufacturing

April 26, 2024

Pittsburgh’s strength in life sciences research is well established, but turning breakthroughs in the lab into companies that spur the local economy is a challenge of its own. In a panel discussion on April 24, local leaders highlighted how Pitt BioForge, the biomanufacturing innovation facility the University of Pittsburgh is building at Hazelwood Green, will help promising life...

Pitt and UPMC Launch Computational Pathology and AI Center

April 25, 2024

From left: Curtis Stratman, Liron Pantanowitz, Hooman Rashidi

The Computational Pathology and AI Center of Excellence (CPACE), a Pitt/UPMC joint venture, unveiled its new facility in the UPMC Cancer Pavilion, Suite 201, on April 24. The center is designed to bring together experts in computational pathology, artificial intelligence and related fields to collaborate, innovate,...

Two Health Sciences Researchers Are Among Pitt’s New American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members

April 24, 2024

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of its new members, and five inductees from the University of Pittsburgh are among the distinguished honorees. Two of the five—Yuan Chang and Patrick S. Moore—are Pitt Health Sciences faculty members.

The academy is a beacon of excellence and leadership across a wide range of disciplines with a mission to...

Pitt is launching an Office of Sustainability in the Health Sciences

April 24, 2024

The University of Pittsburgh’s schools of the health sciences commemorated Earth Day with an event to launch the new Office of Sustainability in the Health Sciences.

Norman Wolmark Receives Surgical Care Award

April 19, 2024

Norman Wolmark, professor of surgery, School of Medicine, received the Medallion for the Advancement of Surgical Care this month from the prestigious American Surgical Association.