The UPMC Rehabilitation Institute is part of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Pittsburgh.
The University of Pittsburgh is ranked among the top 25 American Research Universities by the Center for Measuring University Performance.
The Department of PM&R is among the country’s top five recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health for rehabilitation-related research. The department provides access to research, clinical trials, and technology unavailable elsewhere in the region. This research has resulted in advancements in diagnostic mechanisms, treatments, and rehabilitation therapies.
Physicians and scientists at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute are partnering with other departments and laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University to find answers to questions such as:
Some topics of our current research initiatives include:
The Pitt+Me initiative is a program of the University of Pittsburgh's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) that engages researchers, patients, and volunteers from the greater Pittsburgh community in an effort to advance science and improve health for future generations.
We encourage you to join the more than 100,000 participants in the Pitt+Me Registry who have signed up to receive our newsletter and hear more about research opportunities that may be of interest.
Learn more about research studies and clinical trials that are related to rehabilitation.