University of Pittsburgh

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Upmc Clinicians Win Beckwith Institute Grants to Engage Patients, Improve Care

PITTSBURGH, PA -- The following information was released by the University of Pittsburgh:To experiment with changes big and small that might better engage patients and improve health care, The Beckwith Institute recently awarded 11 new grants to UPMC ... [Published HighBeam Research - 30 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Two graduating seniors receive scholarships

WARREN TWP. – Two Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) graduating seniors were the recipients on June 3 of scholarships in the memory of L. Suzanne Kenney, a former WHRHS student.The scholarships are presented annually by the Watchung PTO to students ... [Published Echoes Sentinel - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Molecular testing panel increases likelihood of performing correct surgery for thyroid cancer patients

The routine use of a molecular testing panel developed at UPMC greatly increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for patients with thyroid nodules and cancer, report researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Instit ... [Published BioPortfolio - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Payments in lieu of taxes: It’s worth a try in Kittanning

Kittanning's idea to ask nonprofits to make payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs) is not a new concept nor a bad one. The idea is to ask the nonprofits to contribute 25 percent of what they would pay in property taxes if they were not exempt from paying ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Chartiers Valley hires architect, though no building plans set

Chartiers Valley school officials voted last week to hire Pittsburgh-based architect IKM to handle any future construction or renovations in the district.District spokeswoman Kara Droney said no plans for renovation or construction have been made.“If ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 18 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Pitt puts up $375,000 in prize money for contest winners

The University of Pittsburgh has put up $375,000 in prize money for teams winning the Pitt Innovation Challenge in the fall.The University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute in collaboration with the university’s Office of the ... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Anti-inflammatory drug can prevent neuron loss in Parkinson's model

(University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences) The routine use of a molecular testing panel increases the likelihood of performing the correct initial surgery for thyroid cancer patients by 30 percent, the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, ... [Published Infrosoft - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Mascaro Center taking sustainability concepts into the field

It wasn’t too long ago the word “sustainability” left people scratching their heads. But, today, the buzzword has become commonplace, and as the industry grows, so too does the need for skilled workers knowledgeable in a variety of sustainability practices, ... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Women’s group visits heritage room it helped build

WORDS OF THANKS—From left: Maxine Bruhns, director of the Nationality Rooms Program at the University of Pittsburgh, and Rev. Maureen Cross Bolden, African Heritage Classroom Committee chairperson, present a letter and certificate of Thanks, July 21, ... [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Designing Mechanomutable Composites: Reconfiguring the Structure of Nanoparticle Networks through Mechanical Deformation

Chemical Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania 15261, United States Nano Lett. , Article ASAP DOI: 10.1021/nl501871e Publication Date (Web): July 21, 2014 Copyright © 2014 American Chemical Society AbstractVia a new dynamic, ... [Published Nano Letters - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers At Six Pennsylvania Universities Awarded Nearly $2 Million For Scientific Studies By The Pittsburgh Foundation's Charles E. Kaufman Fund

PITTSBURGHA total of nine grants were awarded to leading researchers at six PennsylvaniaThe grantmaking program saw a large increase in letters of inquiry in its two award categories - New Investigator Research and New Initiative Research. More than 240 ... [Published TheStreet.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

New Molecular Biology Study Findings Recently Were Reported by Researchers at University of Pittsburgh (Polymeric biomaterials for nerve...

New Molecular Biology Study Findings Recently Were Reported by Researchers at University of Pittsburgh (Polymeric biomaterials for nerve regeneration: fabrication and implantation of a biodegradable nerve guide) By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 24 2014]

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CFTR Variant Causes Pancreatitis, Not Cystic Fi... [Published Diabetes Care - Jul 25 2014]
The Consequences of Curing Childhood Cancer [Published Pacific Standard - Jul 25 2014]
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World famous conductor Lorin Maazel dead at 84 [Published PrinceWilliamTimes.com - Jul 25 2014]
Mascaro Center taking sustainability concepts i... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Jul 25 2014]
Neurosurgeon joins Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital [Published Geisinger - Jul 25 2014]
Classical carnival on foreign shores [Published The Hindu - Jul 25 2014]
School Violence Prevention Program Announced [Published PRWeb - Jul 25 2014]
Residents, search panel refine sketch of Pittsb... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 25 2014]
Kaufman Foundation awards research grants to sc... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 25 2014]
Inside ASCO 2014 [Published Cancernetwork.com - Jul 25 2014]
Women’s group visits heritage room it helped build [Published New Pittsburgh Courier - Jul 25 2014]
Pitt RB James Conner And Center Artie Rowell Pr... [Published KDKA - Jul 25 2014]
The Governor's Jobs 1st Summit Coming to Pittsb... [Published 90.5 WESA - Jul 24 2014]
Year-In-Israel Student Reflections [Published Hebrew Union College - Jul 24 2014]
How Social Networks Can Help Your Heart Health [Published Woman's Day Magazine - Jul 24 2014]
Newly Discovered Virus Lives in Half the World'... [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 24 2014]
Designing Mechanomutable Composites: Reconfigur... [Published Nano Letters - Jul 24 2014]
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Childhood Sexual Abuse Raises Heart Disease Ris... [Published TIME.com - Jul 17 2014]
Sexual and physical abuse during childhood can have long term effects on both mental and physical health , and previous studies have linked childhood sexual abuse to a greater risk of heart attack and other heart events—but it has been unclear exactly ...
Do e-Cig Flavors Market Tobacco to Children? [Published The Moderate Voice - Jul 17 2014]
In the past few years, electronic cigarettes have become one of the most popular methods for nicotine consumption. Touted by many as a safer and less bothersome option than traditional cigarettes, many nicotine addicts have switched over to e-cigs ...
Attack of the parasite plants: vines taking ove... [Published Water Conserve: News - Jul 14 2014]
Mongabay: A worrying trend has emerged in tropical forests: lianas, woody long-stemmed vines, are increasingly displacing trees, thereby reducing forests’ overall ability to store carbon.Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Stanford ...
Will Have Sex With A Pan For Money [Published Right Thinking - Jul 14 2014]
Some whinny millennial is making the news of late, displaying her tale of woe on the internet for the purpose of begging for money. Not real original but when you can wave the LGBT flag around, suckers and their money are soon to follow, throw in a little ...
Her Bigot Parents Shut Her Out, Crowdfunding St... [Published The Young Turks - YouTube - Jul 12 2014]
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