PACCM docs Burton Lee, MD, and Megan Acho, MD, have developed peer-reviewed videos to help train doctors outside the field use ventilators on COVID-19 patients. (Alyson Lee)
Congratulations to the 2019 awardees!
Dr. Ron Poropatich and team are developing a fully autonomous medical backpack to assist soldiers who treat trauma victims in the field.
Alison Morris, MD, MS, has been appointed chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM) beginning July 1, 2019. She is currently the vice chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Medicine.
More than 95 percent of people who screen positive for lung cancer don’t actually have it, but AI could change that.
Drs. Frank Sciurba and Roy Semaan in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine treated the first two patients in an Early Feasibility Study of an electrosurgical system created to treat the persistent symptoms of chronic bronchitis.
Globin Solutions, Inc., a startup biotechnology company formed last year by scientists from the University of Pittsburgh, completed over $5 million in Series A funding for its development of an antidote to carbon monoxide poisoning.
Abstracts and Registration are now open for the Pittsburgh International Lung Conference being held at the University Club on October 4-5, 2018.
The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC are partnering to create a UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center (ITTC), which will be based in a world-class innovation hub to be developed in Bloomfield. UPMC has made an initial $200 million, three-year funding...
A team of UPMC researchers found that patients with coronary disease can safely undergo lung transplantation, according to a peer-reviewed article in Clinical Transplantation. Of 656 lung transplant recipients in the study, 324 had documented coronary...