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Dr. Sharon Hillier to Receive 2019 Women who RockTM Award

The 2019 Pittsburgh Women who Rock Award will be presented to Sharon L. Hillier, Ph.D., at the 3rd annual Women who Rock Benefit Concert Presented by UPMC Health Plan and UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital on Thursday, May 30, at Stage AE. Dr. Hillier is...
11-Mar-2019 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Precision Medicine: Fighting Breast Cancer on the Molecular Level

When most of us think of breast cancer, we envision a malignant lump. It might be large. It might be small. But it’s all the same. It’s cancer.
22-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Magee-Womens Research Institute Announces Landmark Award to Advance Scientific Discoveries in Women’s Health

To advance ongoing and innovative research in women’s health, a $1 million prize will be awarded to a team of top scientists at the inaugural Magee 9-90™ Research Summit, taking place Oct. 8-10, 2018, in Pittsburgh. The international summit will...
26-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Community Collaborators Digging Deeper to Solve High Infant Mortality

Between 2008 and 2012, 434 infants died in Allegheny County within their first year, ranking the county slightly worse than the national average. While blacks make up only 13.2% of the Allegheny County’s population, black infant deaths over a...
14-Mar-2017 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Genomics Researcher Peters Tackles a Brave New World

As a young scientist, British researcher David Peters was focused on brain aneurysms as researched through the lens of high-throughput genomics. But when his wife became pregnant with the first of their two children, his world – both as a husband...
17-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST

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