Endo News and Events

Michael Jurczak, PhD Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

We are pleased to announce that Michael Jurczak, PhD has been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure. Dr. Jurczak joined the Division as an Assistant Professor in 2015. Throughout his career, he has been an active mentor and facilitated multiple collaborations...

Karen Selk, DO Appointed Chief of UPMC Mercy Endocrine Division

Congratulations to Karen Selk, DO for being appointed chief of UPMC Mercy Division of Endocrinology. Dr. Selk completed her internal medicine residency at UPMC Mercy, including serving as chief medical resident. She went on to complete an endocrinology fellowship...

Leonie Finke Awarded Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship

We are pleased to announce that University of Pittsburgh undergraduate Leonie Finke has been awarded a Fall 2021 Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship under the mentorship of Ruya Liu, MD, PhD. The project supported by this funding is titled “Dying of a Big...

Yong Wan, PhD Awarded Winters Foundation Award

We are pleased to announce that Yong Wan, PhD has been awarded a Samuel and Emma Winters Foundation grant. The project supported by this funding is titled, “Exploring Novel Targets Through Secretome Analysis for the Treatment of Osteoporosis”.

Ruya Liu, MD, PhD Awarded Winters Foundation Award

We are pleased to announce that Ruya Liu, MD, PhD has been awarded a Samuel and Emma Winters Foundation grant. The project supported by this funding is titled, “C5X Emerging as a Novel Target for Cardiomyocyte Renewal and Heart Regeneration”.

Alison B. Kohan, PhD Awarded PACER Innovative Discovery Award

We are pleased to announce that Alison Kohan, PhD has received a Pittsburgh Autoimmunity Center of Excellence in Rheumatology (PACER) Innovative Discovery Award. The project supported by this funding is titled “A Potential Therapeutic Strategy for Modulating Treg...

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