vaccines

A person in an orange vest and blue face mask points to their right
Pitt will host vaccine clinics at the Petersen Events Center in the upcoming weeks and volunteers are needed to help the process run smoothly. Learn more about how to enroll as a volunteer.
Riley and Todd Wolynn standing in front of a body of water
Undergrad Riley Wolynn and her father Todd Wolynn (MED '92) teamed up to study misinformation surrounding vaccines online.
A vaccine bottle on a table with a blue gloved hand holding a syringe in the background
What can vaccine proponents, clinicians and public health communicators learn from anti-vaxxers? A lot, say Pitt researchers. See what they suggest.
A person in a face shield looks at purple lab samples
On the 66th anniversary of the Salk polio vaccine being declared safe and effective, Pitt premieres a new film, “Chasing Covid,” that draws parallels between that event and Pitt’s current global collaboration on vaccine research.
Ho in a blue and pink plaid shirt holding a testing kit
Pitt is one of 15 sites that will survey area residents to learn who has antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 and who is carrying the virus at the time of the test.
Amin Rahimian against trees in the background
A study co-led by Pitt’s Amin Rahimian found that people are more likely to get a COVID-19 vaccine if they’re told that others are.
A person in glasses and a blue face mask holds a syringe in a gloved hand
Students from the schools of the health sciences will administer vaccines at upcoming clinics at the Petersen Events Center serving individuals 65 and older.
A man in an orange tie and white shirt on a rooftop holding a 3-D model in his fingers
CBS chief medical correspondent Jon LaPook traveled to Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research to better understand coronavirus variants.
A person in glasses and blue gloves working with lab equipment
At the Feb. 26, 2021, meeting of the Board of Trustees, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher revisited some of the challenges and successes since the group’s last meeting in September. Here are the highlights.