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.
Visit website: https://www.pitt.edu/
People at University of Pittsburgh
Associate Professor in Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the University of Pittsburgh
Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh
Jennifer L. Collinger
Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pittsburgh
Director of Rehabilitation at UPMC International, Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D. Candidate in Computational and Systems Biology at the University of Pittsburgh.
Distinguished Professor and Director Healthy Lifestyle Institute 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.
Professor of Biological Sciences and Eberly Family Professor of Biotechnology at the University of Pittsburgh.
University of Pittsburgh News
Correlation found between biological aging and cognitive decline using epigenetic clocks
Lifespan.io (LEAF) - 21-Nov-2022
The midlife study showed that the cognitive decliners age fasterRead more...
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 divisionsRead more...
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 hearingRead more...
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 regenerationRead more...
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 worldRead more...
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 abilitiesRead more...
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 ageRead more...
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 cancerRead more...
Early detection of osteoarthritis using machine learning
National Institutes of Health (NIH) - 07-Oct-2020
Cartilage maps along with machine learning algorithms predict arthritic casesRead more...
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 costRead more...
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 ageingRead more...
Regrowing nerves with a biodegradable device in macaques
Futurism - 23-Jan-2020
Bridging long nerve gaps from injuries; soon to enter human trials in 2021Read more...
Polymer tube to aid peripheral nerve regeneration
EurekAlert! - 22-Jan-2020
Better than just letting the nerves grow haphazardly on their ownRead more...
Direct oxidative stress on telomeres leads to faster cellular ageing
News Medical - 14-May-2019
Prevents uncontrolled cell division in cancer cellsRead more...
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...Read more...
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...Read more...
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. ...Read more...
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...Read more...
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...Read more...
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...Read more...
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