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Naeem Aziz, wearing a black coat and shirt, speaking to panelist Zhaojin Zeng, wearing a light blue dress shirt in front of a crowd

Informing the Community on Novel Coronavirus

More than 250 people attended a panel discussion on Feb. 12 to hear a group of Pitt and county experts discuss the coronavirus outbreak.
Duprex in a suit and green tie in front of a University of Pittsburgh background

University of Pittsburgh To Begin Work on Novel Coronavirus Vaccine

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

Former Pitt Fellow Puts Leadership Skills to Use in Fight Against 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

Immunotherapy Companies Make Strides in Fight Against Cancer

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

New Center Sheds Light on Chronic Pelvic Pain

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

Lounge Opens for Graduate and Professional Students

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.