PACCM and Hematology/Oncology faculty collaborate to identify link between telomere mutations and melonama

In a recent Science paper, Drs. Jonathan Alder, John Kirkwood and others describe TPP1 mutations leading to telomere lengthening and the promotion of melanoma cells.

New research finds depressed patients were less likely to follow medical therapies following PCI

Drs. Jared Magnani, Bruce Rollman, Matthew Muldoon found that 10%-20% of individuals with depression were less likely to take their medicine after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

Dr. Esa Davis recipient of the Excellence in Faculty Mentorship Award

Dr. Davis was honored for role as a mentor at the inaugural Dr. Larry E. Davis Black Excellence in the Academy Awards

Department of Medicine
Research Day 2023

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPEN! The 21st Annual Department of Medicine Research Day will be held on April 24-25, 2023 at the Pitt University Club.
Submit your abstract by January 27!

Renal-Electrolyte faculty Cary Boyd-Shiwarski, MD, PhD, and Arohan Subramanya, MD, uncover how cells manage volume

Their recent study in the journal Cell shows how WNK kinases activate the “switch” that returns cell volume to equilibrium through a process called phase separation.

A new study by Martina Anto-Ocrah, PhD, confirms that pandemic-related stress led to mentrual changes

The study in Obstetrics & Gynecology shows a link between women who reported high COVID-19 stress and changes in menstrual cycle length, period duration, and menstrual flow.

Aging Institute faculty uncover how cells repair damaged lysosomes in a process dubbed the PITT Pathway

In the Nature publication, Toren Finkel, MD, PhD, and Jay Tan, PhD, identify a series of steps that believed to be a universal mechanism for lysosomal repair with implications for normal aging and age-related diseases

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