School of Medicine

Duprex in a suit and green tie in front of a University of Pittsburgh background
The University of Pittsburgh is among a select few institutions expected to receive samples of the coronavirus for study. In his remarks to the University Senate, Paul Duprex, director of the Center for Vaccine Research, highlighted the tremendous history the University has in working on vaccines and why this matters.
A depiction of the coronavirus
Zhiyong Peng, a former fellow at the University of Pittsburgh, heads the department of critical care medicine at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, which has seen 28,000 cases of coronavirus. He recalls his time at Pitt as formative for his leadership and management skills.
Steve Thorne sitting at a table in a dark jacket
As the global community recognizes World Cancer Day on Feb. 4, Pitt research and spinouts make headway in the future of cancer care.
Suketu Mansuria and Noah Rindos in white coats
The Chronic Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis Center is approaching common, painful problems with a unified team of gynecologists, psychiatrists, physical therapists and surgeons. It aims to improve early diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis and to further research for the condition.
Rachel Coombs
The new space, meant to forge connections and encourage cross-campus collaboration, is the result of efforts led by the Graduate and Professional Student Government.
Coronavirus
Pitt virologists answer questions concerning coronavirus and how the recent outbreak started.