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Brian J. Druker, M.D., Will Receive Pitt’s Dickson Prize at Science 2012— Translation

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 8, 2012 – An internationally known cancer researcher who developed a drug for the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) has been named this year’s recipient of the University of Pittsburgh’s Dickson Prize in Medicine.   Brian J. Druker, M.D., will accept the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine’s most prestigious honor during […]

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Pitt Researchers Developing Liver and Joint “Tissue Chips” to Better Predict Drug Safety

PITTSBURGH, July 27, 2012 – Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have been awarded federal grants to create micro-models of the liver and an arthritic joint as part of a national effort to build 3-D chips of cells and tissues that could  provide a more rapid and accurate method of predicting toxicity of […]

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Pitt Scientists Developing Universal Flu Vaccine in Partnership with Sanofi Pasteur

PITTSBURGH, July 19, 2012 – A vaccine strategy that protects against all strains of seasonal influenza and avoids the need for annual vaccination is the ultimate goal of a research collaboration between the University of Pittsburgh and vaccine-maker Sanofi Pasteur.   Ted M. Ross, Ph.D., and his laboratory scientists at the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for […]

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Center for Military Medicine Research Established at University of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, June 21, 2012 – Promoting research to advance medicine for the military is the focus of a newly established center at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences.   The Center for Military Medicine Research, Health Sciences, will explore applications of regenerative medicine, reconstructive medicine, transplantation immunology and neuroscience, including traumatic brain injury […]

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