Manisha Jhamb, MD, MPH, to collaborate with Bayer to improve care delivery for those with chronic kidney disease

Associate Professor in Renal-Electolyte, Dr. Jhamb will use real-world data to determine how population health management may improve care for those with CKD.

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Dr. Jason Rose Appointed as Associate Vice Chair for Innovation and Commercialization

In this newly created position, Dr. Rose will work to foster innovation and commercialization opportunities for investigators throughout the Department of Medicine in a collaboration with UPMC Enterprises and the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Kathleen McTigue named as Inaugural Vice Chair for Real World Evidence

In this role, she will support the use of real-world evidence in health research by facilitating access to data and nurturing partnerships with industry partnerships to support research undertaken by DOM clinicians and researchers.

Sarah Gaffen, PhD, elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Professor of Medicine in the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Dr. Sarah Gaffen is an international expert on IL-17 and its role in autoimmune diseases. She is one of only four Pitt faculty to be elected to the AAAS this year.

VMI Director Stephen Chan, MD, PhD receives a $6.2 million grant from the Wood Next Fund

The grant will allow Dr. Chan and Co-PI Dr. Colleen McClung to study the genetic underpinnings of sleep dysfunction.

Research from the Cancer Immunotherapeutics Center led by Dr. Jason Luke leads to FDA approval of melanoma treatment

Based on results from the KEYNOTE-716 trial led by Dr. Jason Luke, pembrolizumab resulted in a marked improvement in recurrence-free survival (RFS) and reduced disease recurrence or death by 35%, leading to its approval for treatment of patients 12 years and older...

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Dr. Jennifer Corbelli Appointed Vice Chair for Education

Dr. Jennifer Corbelli Appointed Vice Chair for Education

Dr. Corbelli has been committed to clinical, educational and leadership excellence and has a passion for mentorship. We are excited to have Dr. Corbelli’s leadership in her new Vice-Chair role; she has the skills, leadership and enthusiasm for her new position.

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