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Rory Cooper Awarded American Institute for Biomedical Engineering Advocacy Award

Rory Cooper, founding director and VA senior research career scientist of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories in Pitt’s...

Award-Winning Study of Veterans Finds Increased Risk for Unsafe Prescribing

Veterans prescribed medications through both the Veterans Affairs and Medicare had more than double the odds of exposure to potentially unsafe medication, a study from Pitt pharmacists has found — and improved communication between the systems could help solve the problem.
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Cardiologist's Creation Aims to Reduce Radiation Exposure From Stress Tests

Cardiologist Maliha Zahid aims to reduce the amount of radiation that patients are exposed to when undergoing diagnostic imaging. Her creation, to be used during cardiac stress tests, was a Pitt Innovation Challenge winner.
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Researchers Shed New Light on the Neuroscience of Paying Attention

New University of Pittsburgh research advances the understanding of how two seemingly different brain processes related to attention are more similar than previously thought, which could someday lead to improved targets for drug researchers.
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Educators Team Up to Develop Flexible Curricula on Ethiopia for K-12 Students

Visits with artists, dancers and musicians and interviews with entrepreneurs and religious leaders helped teams of Pitt and Ethiopian educators create a set of lessons that teachers worldwide can use to introduce their students to the East African nation.