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Three UPMC Experts Named Among Top Sports Knee Surgeons in North America

PITTSBURGH, May 30, 2014 – Three orthopaedic surgeons from UPMC were named in the Top 28 North American Sports Knee Surgeons of 2014 in Orthopedics This Week. Freddie H. Fu, MD, Christopher D. Harner, MD, and Robin V. West, MD were among those selected through a survey of their colleagues throughout North America. Dr. Fu […]

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Pitt Surgeon Awarded $827,280 NIH Grant for Sarcoma Research

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 17, 2013 – A musculoskeletal oncologist from the University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has been awarded a five-year K08 grant totaling $827,280 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Kurt Weiss, MD, assistant professor and director of the Cancer Stem Cell Lab, received the award to support his research in osteosarcoma […]

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Dr. Daisuke Araki Named Official Member of the Medical Committee for the Japanese Olympic Committee

Daisuke Araki, MD, PhD, International Research Associate in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, has been named an official member of the Medical Committee for the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC). The JOC will play a major role in the preparations for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. Dr. Araki was nominated by […]

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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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