School of Medicine
Friday, June 12, 2020
COVID-19 can affect more than the lungs: some patients also leave the hospital with muscle weakness, heart problems and trouble swallowing. Three researchers from Pitt’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences discuss how their field can help in recovery.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Four alumni called for hope, persistence and confidence in a conversation with members of the Class of 2020 during a recent panel discussion. The event, organized by the Pitt Alumni Association, is part of a larger effort at Pitt to launch the newest Panther alums to success.
Monday, June 8, 2020
Chancellor Establishes Healthcare Advisory Group to Guide University of Pittsburgh Operations in Response to COVID-19
The advisory group is part of the University’s resilience framework, a process and structure for continuing Pitt’s operations and activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Friday, May 29, 2020
We join the world in mourning the loss of Larry Kramer—a powerful advocate for those with HIV/AIDS, a writer and a pioneer in so many ways, including organ transplantation for HIV positive people. Watch him reflect on what it meant when he received a liver transplant at Pitt.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
The pandemic can be difficult for kids to understand—two medical students, one on a research year at Pitt, have written an illustrated book to help.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Critical care docs Burton Lee and Megan Acho have developed peer-reviewed videos to help train doctors outside the field use ventilators on COVID-19 patients. Lee says his medical colleagues’ willingness to learn and stretch during the pandemic has been one of its positive outcomes.
Monday, May 11, 2020
Depression among older adults in the United States is high—roughly one in 10—and perhaps double that, if you include those just shy of meeting clinical criteria. Pitt’s Charles (Chip) Reynolds III shares tips for helping this population during the pandemic.
Monday, May 11, 2020
A new School of Medicine discovery in mice showed the innate immune system has "memory" that, when inhibited, lengthens organ transplant survival.