University of Pittsburgh

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Name: University of Pittsburgh
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Pitt executive vice chancellor to retire in December

University of Pittsburgh Executive Vice Chancellor Jerome Cochran will retire at the end of the year, the university said in a statement Tuesday.Cochran assumed the post in August 1995 and served as Pitt's general counsel from 2004 to 2013.“Through Jerry's ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 2 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Jury selection for Ferrante trial begins today

Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday in one of Allegheny County's most watched murder cases in years.University of Pittsburgh researcher Robert Ferrante, 66, is charged with homicide in the cyanide poisoning death last year of his wife, Autumn ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Newsmaker: Thomas J. Usher

Noteworthy: Usher was nominated for election as emeritus trustee for life at the University of Pittsburgh. He is non-executive chairman of the board of Marathon Petroleum Corp., one of the country's largest petroleum product refiners, marketers and transporters. ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Association of Rehabilitation Nurses Announces Dr. JiYeon Choi as the RNF/ANF Research Grant Award Recipient

Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyNewswise — Chicago (Oct. 20, 2014): The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) presents JiYeon Choi, PhD RN, with the Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation (RNF)/American Nurses Foundation (ANF) ... [Published Newswise - Oct 20 2014]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Fattah Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Pittsburgh's Center for Neural Basis of Cognition

The Congressman and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative provided remarks for the 20th anniversary celebration of the joint research venture between Carnegie Mellon and the University of PittsburghWASHINGTON , Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... [Published MoneyShow.com - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Historic Pittsburgh Fair Presented at Pitt

PITTSBURG, Pa., Oct. 17 -- University of Pittsburgh issued the following news release:A celebration of the University of Pittsburgh's Historic Pittsburgh online archive will take place at a fair from 1-5 p.m. Oct. 21 at the University Club Ballroom B, ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

NEWSMAKER Q&A: Dr. Lori Oetting Eakin - Breast surgeon and breast care specialist

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Record Herald is going pink each Monday during October and the October Newsmakers are all associated with the fight against breast cancer. In addition, a special advertising campaign this month benefits Cumberland ... [Published Waynesboro Record Herald - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 3 reports

Cyanide Homicide Trial Likely Battle of Experts

Nobody had any reason to question why a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher bought more than a half-pound of cyanide with his school-issued credit card, until his neurologist wife suddenly fell ill and died a few days later. Now Dr. Robert Ferrante ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Strauss: The glue that really holds a school together — and that reformers ignore

In the era of “big data,” it can be easy to forget the importance of the human connection in certain enterprises, including the education of children. School reformers have set up funding programs that are competitive rather than collaborative, and evaluation ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Aderhold-Hansen

Kelly Aderhold and Joshua Hansen, both of West Hollywood, California, were united in marriage at 5 p.m. Oct. 12, 2014.The Rev. David "Woody" Pires officiated at the ceremony held at Orcutt Ranch, Los Angeles, California.A rehearsal dinner was held at ... [Published Sun Gazette - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Coming Soon to a Body Near You: Advanced Medical Implants Made of Biodegradable Metal | Big Think

Body-degradable metals are not a new innovation; in fact, they've been in use for over a hundred years. So why is it such a big deal that a new $1.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation will now allow researchers included in a consortium of ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Saturday - October 18, 2014

Keith Hodan | Trib Total MediaUniversity of Pittsburgh students, from left, Danielle Peckman, 20, Gigi Constantino, 18, Clae O'Sullivan, 21, and Mychal Soffa,22, pick up trash in a vacant lot in Homewood, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. Volunteers came together ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Oct 19 2014]

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"They have a profit motive. I get that. That's not the government's responsibility to assure that they make their profitability," Vanderwagen said. "On the other hand, we had a common mission with those guys to come up with a product. It's always sort of a dicey relationship."
Gwendolyn A Sowa , MD ( University of Pittsburgh ), "Genetic Variants of Pain and Inflammation: Association with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Clinical Characteristics and Response to Treatment."
"At FluidEdge, my role will be to serve as a trusted partner with our clients, to provide executive leadership, and to drive firm growth. I think that FluidEdge is a firm whose size, expertise, and leadership make it well positioned to help Life Sciences clients with their technology and business issues in these very dynamic and uncertain times" Shohen said
...what career they pursue, " said Jocelyn Duffy, director of public relations for CMU's Mellon College of Science and a former student of Roth's. "Carnegie Mellon students and readers of the Post-Gazette are extremely lucky that they get the chance to learn from Mark Roth."

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The federal government is spending more than $2 million to develop wearable insoles and buttons that can track a person’s weight in order to fight obesity. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded grants for two projects that will monitor ...
Solid nanoparticles can deform like a liquid [Published MIT News feed - Oct 12 2014]
A surprising phenomenon has been found in metal nanoparticles: They appear, from the outside, to be liquid droplets, wobbling and readily changing shape, while their interiors retain a perfectly stable crystal configuration. The research team behind ...
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Doctor slams surge in online ‘Ebola survival kits’ [Published FOX Business - Video - Oct 10 2014]
University of Pittsburgh infectious disease expert Dr. Amesh Adalja says the risk of Ebola to the general public is very small. ...
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