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Making Faces: Diving into the  Genetics of Facial Appearance  

A Pitt scientist explains a major leap forward in pinpointing the tiny genetic variations that give people their unique features.

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Jenna Simonetti

Jenna Simonetti didn’t want a double lung transplant. But now the young woman with cystic fibrosis says, “it was so worth it.

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UPMC Immune Transplant and Therapy Center

Pitt innovation facility and UPMC Immune Tra​nsplant and Therapy Center to harness the immune system to cure disease.

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UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute was the first team in the region to reach cl​inical milestone of 1000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

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Dr. Derek Angus, chair of Pitt’s Department of Critical Care Medicine, is a world-renowned expert on sepsis. In a new JAMA article, he lays out a plan to make sure patients not only survive sepsis, but fully recover.
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