Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Friday, February 5, 2021
Esa Davis, associate professor of medicine and clinical and translational science, has been appointed to the national panel of experts tasked with making evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive services and priorities for future study.
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Research published today in Science describes a new method to extract tiny but extremely powerful antibody fragments from llamas, which could then be fashioned into inhalable therapeutics for COVID-19. Tune in today at 3 p.m. EST for a press conference on the findings.
Friday, October 16, 2020
It’s only fair that the Pitt Innovation Challenge would itself need to innovate. Find out which projects won this year’s competition—which awarded nearly $500,000—and how participants adjusted to a virtual event.
Monday, April 27, 2020
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of Pittsburgh has awarded $900,000 to 17 studies to address different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Dry eye affects millions of Americans a year, but available treatments can require continuous application. A Pitt bioengineering student and an eye doctor with the School of Medicine make up part of a team that invented a more efficient and sustained treatment delivery method.
Friday, July 19, 2019
With the advent of direct-to-consumer genetic testing, patients are showing up at doctors’ offices with big questions about their genes. Physicians, however, aren’t usually trained to answer them. Enter Mylynda Massart and others at Pitt.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Monday, April 8, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Pitt’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences designed the Primary Spine Practitioner Certification Program to bring together two groups that are often at odds — physical therapists and chiropractors — to help patients with spinal problems.