NEWS & EVENTS

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What is your bold idea to solve a health-related problem?

The Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) is seeking bold solutions to important health problems. We encourage proposals from any discipline and on any topic that impacts health. Up to $555,000 in awards are available for funding. Applications are due Wednesday, April 24 at 5 p.m.

March 25, 2019
Type: News
WPXI Take Five | The All of Us PA Research Program

Watch the WPXI Take Five show featuring Dr. Mylynda Massart. She talks about the importance of the All of Us PA Research Program, what participants can expect, and shares her own personal connection to the project.

January 14, 2019
Type: News
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Coordinator Connect Newsletter

In this issue: the fifth annual Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) awards, new NIH funded genome centers, funding opportunities, regulatory updates, and more.

November 7, 2018
Type: Newsletter
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Pitt+Me Registry Celebrates Milestones!

The Pitt+Me Registry enrolled its 200,000th participant this month! This large and diverse group of adult and pediatric participants helps Pitt and UPMC researchers make groundbreaking discoveries and gives Western Pennsylvanians access to innovative research studies.

March 22, 2019
Type: News
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Register to Win a Ticket to the Sold Out Tuesday, January 22 Men’s Basketball Game | Pitt vs Duke

Register to Win a Ticket to the Sold Out Tuesday, January 22 Men’s Basketball Game | Pitt vs Duke

January 7, 2019
Type: News
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PInCh Awards $475K to Spur Innovation Around Human Performance

A total of $475,000 in prizes was awarded at the Pitt Innovation Challenge final event, in which teams competed with projects aimed at improving human performance, which was defined broadly as benefitting physiological or psychological functioning of healthy people or those with chronic disease.

September 27, 2018
Type: News
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Coordinator Connect Newsletter: Winter 2019

In this issue: the National Institutes of Health HEAL initiative, resources for finding funding, current funding opportunities, Pitt+Me celebrates 10 years, Common Rule changes take effect, transitioning from OSIRIS to PittPRO, and upcoming events

March 20, 2019
Type: Newsletter
Innovation Competitions Drive Creativity, Boost Researchers' Projects to the Marketplace

The University's fall competitions awarded more than $600,000 in funding for faculty and student researchers. In addition, mentoring opportunities in the competitions offer researchers help in commercialization, which takes products from the lab into spaces like a doctor’s office or a factory.

December 19, 2018
Type: News
Researchers Find Animations to be Effective in Accurately Measuring Pain

To improve communication about pain between patients and physicians, a team led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC has developed a mobile application called “Painimation” that has the potential to assess and monitor pain better than any previously used measurement tools.

August 6, 2018
Type: News