Centers and Institutes

The Department of Medicine is home to a number of research and clinical institutes and Centers of Excellence. These centers and institutes represent multidisciplinary collaborations uniting clinicians, investigators, trainees, and laboratories, and many have launched nationally recognized clinical, translational, and basic research programs. Several centers within the Department have been established as National Centers of Excellence or received similar distinctions.

Use the links below or in the right-hand column to explore the Department’s centers and institutes.

Acute Lung Injury Center of Excellence (ALI)
Aging Institute
Asthma Institute

Center for Behavioral Health and Smart Technology
Center for Biologic Imaging
Center for Care of Infectious Diseases
Center for Clinical Trials and Data Coordination (CCDC)
Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP)
Center for HIV Research
Center for Innovative Antimicrobial Therapy
Center for Intestinal Health and Nutrition Support
Center for Liver Diseases
Center for Medicine and the Microbiome
Center for Metabolism and Mitochondrial Medicine (C3M)
Center for Obesity Medicine
Center for Pulmonary Vascular Biology and Medicine
Center for Research on Health Care (CRHC)
Center for Research on Health Care Data Center
Center for Research on Media, Technology, and Health
Center for Translational and International Hematology (CTIH)
Center for Ultrasound Molecular Imaging and Therapeutics
Center for Women’s Digestive Health
Center for Women’s Health Research and Innovation
Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Cystic Fibrosis Research Center

Emphysema COPD Research Center (ECRC)

Gastrointestinal Cancer Prevention and Treatment Center
Geriatric Cardiology Center
Geriatric Continence Center
Geriatric Mental Health Center
Geriatric Pain Center

Hemophilia Center for Western Pennslyvania (HCWP)
Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) Center of Excellence
HIV Lung Research Center

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE)
Institute for Doctor-Patient Communication
Institute for Transfusion Medicine (ITxM)

Lupus Center

Magee-Women’s Research Institute
Myositis Center
Multidisciplinary Cardiac Amyloidosis Center

Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center

Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center

Palliative Research Center (PaRC)
Pancreas and Biliary Center
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy Network
Pittsburgh Autoimmunity Center of Excellence in Rheumatology (PACER)
Pittsburgh Center for Kidney Research
Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute (VMI)

RAND-University of Pittsburgh Health Institute (RUPHI)

Rheumatoid Arthritis Center

Scleroderma Center
Sickle Cell Center of Excellence
Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease
Sleep and Chronobiology Center
Small Molecule Therapeutics Center

University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)
UPMC Cancer Center

Vascular Medicine Institute (VMI)
Vasculitis Center
Visceral Inflammation and Pain Center