Department of Immunology
Monday, February 15, 2021
A study led by immunology’s Greg Delgoffe and published in Nature shows how chemicals in the areas surrounding tumors subvert the immune system and enable cancer to evade attack. These findings suggest that an existing drug could boost cancer immunotherapy.
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Underrepresented undergraduate students interested in microbiology or immunology can apply for a new scholarship program to support their studies.
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The immune system often stops itself from destroying cancer cells. In order to win against cancer, we need a deeper understanding about how our bodies work.
Monday, February 3, 2020
As the global community recognizes World Cancer Day on Feb. 4, Pitt research and spinouts make headway in the future of cancer care.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
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.
Friday, July 21, 2017
Amanda Poholek, assistant professor in the departments of pediatrics and immunology at Pitt School of Medicine, was awarded a $40...
Friday, June 23, 2017
The discovery shows that the immune system can be tweaked in order to find and destroy cancer cells more effectively.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
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.