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July 1, 2020

PITTSBURGH— Martial Hebert, dean of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science, has named Russell Schwartz the new head of the Computational Biology Department, effective July 1.

Schwartz, a professor in both...

May 20, 2020

Maxwell Wang was selected for one of the most prestigious awards of its kind, the Hertz Fellowship. This Fellowship supports five years of graduate research and the freedom to pursue innovative ideas, wherever they may lead. Hertz Fellows also receive lifelong professional support, including mentoring and networking within a connected, influential community of more than 1,200 leaders in science and technology, each of whom has been awarded the Hertz Fellowship since 1963.

“The pursuits of our 2020 Hertz Fellows embody the type of bold, risk-taking research that the...

April 3, 2020

Congratulations to Philip for being awarded the 2020 Medical Student Research Grant: Discovering Molecular Imaging funded through the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging.

March 17, 2020

Congratulations to Tolani for successfully defending your thesis!

February 24, 2020

Maria Ly successfully defended her Thesis on February 24, 2020. Congratulations Maria!

January 25, 2020

Gabby Gilmer presented her poster titled "EVALUATION OF SERUM RELAXIN CONCENTRATIONS AND KNEE VALGUS AFTER ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION" at the 7th Annual PRiSM Meeting in Glendale, Arizona.

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January 1, 2020

The tuberculosis vaccine has been around for nearly 100 years, but isn’t predictably effective against the deadly disease as currently administered. In the new study, Flynn and a large team of Pitt researchers, in collaboration with scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, found that giving the vaccine intravenously, instead of injecting it directly into the skin, increased its effectiveness substantially.

December 7, 2019

Gabrielle Gilmer presented her poster titled "The relationship between serum relaxin concentrations and knee valgus"

Victoria Heinrich presented her poster titled "High fat diet and house dust mite-related changes to microbiome-derived metabolites in a murine model of airway hyperresponsiveness...