Department of Pediatrics
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
On Monday, Moderna became the second company to announce promising early results of its Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trial. The Pittsburgh site, led by Pitt’s Judy Martin, has seen more than 250 Pittsburghers roll up their sleeves to volunteer.
Monday, November 9, 2020
Pitt Experts Optimistic About Vaccine Candidate’s Efficacy, Advise People Continue Protecting Themselves
Four Pitt experts offer their thoughts on Pfizer’s announcement today of a vaccine that early data show is more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19.
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.
Friday, September 25, 2020
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
UPMC and Pitt Join ‘Operation Warp Speed,’ Offer Opportunity to Participate in COVID-19 Vaccine Trial
Hundreds of people in Western Pennsylvania will have the opportunity to participate in clinical research trials for vaccines against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh announced today.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Expert faculty members in the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine are at the helm of a new COVID-19 Medical Response Office, which will oversee the implementation of a virus monitoring program on all five Pitt campuses. The program will direct the University’s COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, reporting procedures and isolation and quarantine protocols.
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, May 27, 2020
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Friday, March 27, 2020