The Plan for Pitt: Engage in Research of Impact

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Four Pitt Teams Receive NIH BRAIN Grants

Three Professors Named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has named three Pitt researchers as 2017 fellows. Karen M. Arndt,...
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PhD Student Uses Personal Insight to Drive Research, Help Others With Disabilities

Jonathan Duvall has used a wheelchair since a sledding accident in 2007. His work, including creating sidewalk roughness standards and a simpler way for people who use wheelchairs to weigh themselves, aims to help those with disabilities.
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Research Suggests Genetic Links Between Disease Risks and Dental Formations

Abnormalities in dental development could indicate risk for ailments such as kidney disease, asthma and cancer, among others.

Historian's Work Celebrates Unsung Heroes

Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History Marcus Rediker is drawn to people forgotten or ignored by traditional historians. His latest book focuses on Benjamin Lay, the first revolutionary abolitionist.

Pitt Sophomore Receives Support to Study Epilepsy

Jacqueline Bridges is one of six undergraduates nationwide to be named a 2017 Education Enrichment Fund Scholar by Citizens...
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Geologists Uncover Lasting Effects of Historical Industries in Southwestern Pennsylvania

Researchers from Pitt have found that trace bits of potentially hazardous metal from long-ago industries could be reintroduced into neighboring areas after severe storms and flooding.