In a recent Nature Communications article, the Chen lab discuss how a high-throughput screen could be used to identify FDA-approved compounds that may resist SARS-CoV-2 infection.
This new office will advance and enrich interprofessional learning in the health sciences through embracing new technologies from across and beyond the institution while ensuring that technological advances are more integrated, accessible and equitable.
Given that the research mission of the Department of Medicine and the development and sustainment of the career development pipeline remain central tenants of our academic vision, it is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Oliver Eickelberg, MD, as Vice Chair for Basic and Translational Research.
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.