Department of Immunology

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5000 Baum Project to Accelerate Cancer, Transplant, Immunotherapy Innovations

The University of Pittsburgh is creating a research, entrepreneurship and innovation hub to nurture and speed the development of new ideas and breakthrough technologies. The results could reinvent the way health care is delivered.
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Researcher Amanda Poholek Receives American Lung Association Biomedical Research Grant

Amanda Poholek, assistant professor in the departments of pediatrics and immunology at Pitt School of Medicine, was awarded a $40...
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Targeting Immune Cells that Help Tumors Stay Hidden Could Improve Cancer Immunotherapy

The discovery shows that the immune system can be tweaked in order to find and destroy cancer cells more effectively.

Cancer Immunotherapy Expert Appointed Director of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Robert L. Ferris, a 15-year veteran of the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, head and neck cancer specialist and a leading voice in immunotherapy, begins July 1.