School of Medicine

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“It’s not just the federal government and social media platforms that have a role to play in combating disinformation,” says Pitt Cyber founding director David Hickton of the new Pitt Disinformation Lab (PDL). “The animating vision of PDL is to build local resilience to disinformation right here, right now.”
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In January 2019, Pitt people performed UPMC’s first-ever in utero surgery for spina bifida. See how toddler Emery Greene Mullen is doing today.
Imagine you’re a graduate student in the biomedical sciences. Your training requires a significant amount of time at the lab bench. Then a pandemic hits. How do you move forward?
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Promising early data suggest that this approach can provide a convenient and cost-effective therapeutic option to control the coronavirus pandemic.
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Leaders from across Pitt offer thoughts on racism and justice a year after George Floyd’s death.
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During pregnancy, patients are uniquely engaged in health care, making it a perfect window of opportunity for screening and treatment for hepatitis C, says Pitt’s Catherine Chappell.
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Today, Eve Bowers graduates from the School of Medicine 70 years after her grandfather, LeRoy Bowers, did. Pitt Med covered the family when Eve’s brother, Levi Bowers, enrolled at the med school in 2018.