Innovation & Research

Lisa Pan
Someone once told Eve, a teen with severe depression, she just wasn't working hard enough in therapy. Then her doctor, Pitt's Lisa Pan, found that Eve can’t seem to make critical neurotransmitters.
More than 90 patents were issued to the University this fiscal year as Pitt also advanced into the top third of the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents Ranking for 2016.
The National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer chose Pitt startups Aeronics and uTranslated to attend its University Startups Conference and Demo Day in Washington, D.C.
Pitt Chancellor Patrick Gallagher
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher writes in Science magazine that the real story of Pittsburgh and the U.S. is one that says, from a place of hard-earned experience: Be the innovation leader.
Brent Doiron and Anne-Marie Oswald
Math professor Brent Doiron has become an emerging force in theoretical neuroscience. His research plans include teaming with assistant neuroscience professor Anne-Marie Oswald.
Designers, engineers and people with disabilities from around the world gathered for the first-ever Cybathlon, pitting the latest assistive technologies against each other on a simulated course.
Pitt scientists developed a test to detect "hidden" HIV that is faster, less labor-intensive and less expensive than the current "gold standard" test.
The University Library System has published Ledger, the first peer-reviewed academic journal solely devoted to research on cryptocurrency.
lightbulb with a brain in it
Student-designed MediCase lands the grand prize among the array of innovations presented in the Randall Family Big Idea Contest.
Trauma Research
The Schools of the Health Sciences have been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense contract that could lead to $90 million in research over the next decade to improve trauma care for both civilians and military personnel.