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University of Pittsburgh

Public state-related research university

The University of Pittsburgh is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished comprehensive universities, with a wide variety of high-quality programs in the arts and sciences as well as professional fields.

Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is the medical school of the University of Pittsburgh. It educates science-based, skilled, and compassionate physicians ready to meet the challenges of practicing medicine in the 21st century and to conduct cutting-edge biomedical research that betters the human condition and advances medical science.

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People at University of Pittsburgh

Patricia Opresko

Associate Professor in Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the University of Pittsburgh

Stephen B. Manuck

Distinguished University Professor at University of Pittsburgh and author

Yoram Vodovotz

Professor of Surgery at University of Pittsburgh

Amrita Sahu

Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh

Leanne Gilbertson

Researcher and Assistant Professor at University of Pittsburgh

Lisa Stabryla

Graduate Researcher and Teaching Assistant at University of Pittsburgh

Jennifer L. Collinger

Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh

Fabrisia Ambrosio

Director of Rehabilitation at UPMC International, Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh

Zach Clemens

Doctoral Student at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

William J. Federspiel

Professor in Bioengineering Department at University of Pittsburgh.

Amanda Kowalczyk

Ph.D. Candidate in Computational and Systems Biology at the University of Pittsburgh.

John Jakicic

Distinguished Professor and Director Healthy Lifestyle Institute at University of Pittsburgh.

Timothy Billiar

Chair in Department of Surgery at UPMC Health Plan.

Robert Gaunt

Assistant Professor at University of Pittsburgh.

Ronald E. Voorhees

Director of Center for Public Health Practice at University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

Douglas (Doug) Weber

Associate Professor of Bioengineering at University of Pittsburgh and former DARPA Program Manager in Biological Technologies Office.

Jeffrey Cohn

Professor of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh.

Alejandro Soto-Gutiérrez

Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh

Kacey Marra

Specialist in regenerative medicine and professor at University of Pittsburgh

Graham Hatfull

Professor of Biological Sciences and Eberly Family Professor of Biotechnology at the University of Pittsburgh.

University of Pittsburgh News

New insight on the accumulation of senescent cells in humans

UPMC - 30-Jun-2022

Oxidative DNA damage induce rapid senescence compared with shorter telomeres from repeated cell divisions

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Medgadget interviews Blackrock Neurotech's Chairman about thought-to-text BCI

Medgadget - 28-Dec-2021

The latest application of its NeuroPort Array that can also restore movement, touch and hearing

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Valuable insight into the influence of age-associated humoral factors

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) - 07-Dec-2021

An injection of extracellular vesicles improve muscle regeneration

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Silver nanoparticles may overcome resistance in non-motile microbes

Phys.org - 13-Jul-2021

Limiting misuse & designing potent nanoparticles offer a sustainable antimicrobial to the world

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Sense of touch improved performance of a robotic arm

Medgadget - 21-May-2021

Brain implants enabled sensory and motor feedback to robotic arm, resembling human abilities

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Klotho protein reversed muscle ageing in old, but not older mice

eLife Sciences - 20-Apr-2021

Potential future treatment strategy to prevent sarcopenia when supplemented at a young age

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Stool transplants help skin cancer patients respond to immunotherapy

Guardian - 04-Feb-2021

Poop to pill: fecal transplants restore healthy gut microbes boosting immunity to fight cancer

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Early detection of osteoarthritis using machine learning

National Institutes of Health (NIH) - 07-Oct-2020

Cartilage maps along with machine learning algorithms predict arthritic cases

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Mini livers out of human skin cells functioned normally in rats

INVERSE - 02-Jun-2020

In the future, tech might stop organ shortage, speed up transplant process, and lower cost

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Positive feedback look identified with ATM via NF-κB pathway back to cellular senescence

Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 02-Apr-2020

As always, it's complicated, but controlling levels of ATM could be part of a therapy to combat ageing

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Regrowing nerves with a biodegradable device in macaques

Futurism - 23-Jan-2020

Bridging long nerve gaps from injuries; soon to enter human trials in 2021

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Polymer tube to aid peripheral nerve regeneration

EurekAlert! - 22-Jan-2020

Better than just letting the nerves grow haphazardly on their own

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Direct oxidative stress on telomeres leads to faster cellular ageing

News Medical - 14-May-2019

Prevents uncontrolled cell division in cancer cells

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Genetic test for early detection of pancreatic cancers

Medical Xpress - 02-Oct-2017

Pancreatic cysts are increasingly detected on medical scans. Most are benign but some progress t...

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Computer knows how much pain you are in

New Scientist - 01-Sep-2017

A new  algorithm can rate how much pain you are in just by looking at your face. By examining ti...

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Fitness trackers don’t promote weight loss

BBC - 20-Sep-2016

Activity trackers that count steps did not improve the chances of losing weight in 2 year study. ...

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How Big Data Is Quietly Fighting Diseases and Illnesses

Dataconomy - 18-Jan-2016

Big Data has already offered up amazing proof of its applications Ebola – predicting the disease...

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in silico model of inflammatory response to traumatic injury

Medical Xpress - 11-May-2015

Simulates multiple factors that interact with each other in complex diseases. Multiple markers o...

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Two New Teams Join Global Effort to Bioengineer a New Liver

New Organ - 04-Feb-2015

New Organ, a collective initiative for biomedical engineering and regenerative medicine, announce...

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Studying Epidemics in Virtual Worlds

Bloomberg - 06-May-2009

1.3 million virtual residents represented by digital characters ran through 15 scenarios, with a ...

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