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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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...
Studying Epidemics in Virtual Worlds
Bloomberg - 06-May-2009
1.3 million virtual residents represented by digital characters ran through 15 scenarios, with a ...Read more...