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Biomarker Can Predict if Elderly will Develop Alzheimer’s

Star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes are key to swaying the pendulum in Alzheimer’s disease progression, according to new game-changing findings from Pitt School of Medicine researchers. Read More
CHP Exterior feature UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation announced a $7.5 million gift from Acrisure, making it the largest corporate gift ever received by the foundation. The gift will support the Heart Institute at UPMC Children’s Hospital.Read More
T Cells feature Pitt researchers have developed a universal receptor system that enables highly customizable CAR T cell and other immunotherapies for treating cancer and other diseases.Read More
steel tower feature This spring, 13 UPMC hospitals received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade, the highest achievable safety mark from The Leapfrog Group.Read More