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Pitt researchers say that while doctors and patients has long believed that the window of opportunity for regaining most cognitive abilities closes three months after a stroke, their study suggests otherwise.
Focusing on immunotherapy, cancer treatment and organ transplantation, the University of Pittsburgh is creating a hub to nurture and speed the development of new ideas and breakthrough technologies.
A University of Pittsburgh researcher has been researching new glass technology that aims to increase the light absorbed by solar panels to give them an extra energy boost.
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Chemistry have successfully expanded the genetic code of zebrafish embryos, and that expansion could help answer questions about human development and birth defects.
Researchers are reviewing 12 years' worth of Medicare data to determine why patients don't always receive rehabilitation care, such as physical therapy, after a hospitalization.
University of Pittsburgh senior Emily Klonicki spent the summer before her senior year studying planetary protection at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.
Bioengineers are using synthetic DNA called aptamers to view the effect of cocaine on the brain.
Kymberly Young, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, has been studying ways for people to train a brain region called the amygdala.
All of Jonathan Duvall’s scholarly work — from establishing new ways to detect the roughness of a sidewalk to inventing a simpler way for people who use wheelchairs to weigh themselves — is geared toward making things better for those with disabilities.
Alexandre Vieira, director of clinical research and of student research at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Dental Medicine, is studying how dental formations caused by genetic mutations, like cleft palate, could be early indicators of other diseases.