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MMBioS Center Renewed Five More Years

The Biomedical Technology and Research Resource (BTRR) on High Performance Computing for Multiscale Modeling of Biological Systems (MMBioS) was renewed for 5 years by NIH’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). MMBioS is...

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Luong Nguyen Successfully Defends

Congratulations to Luong, from the Chennubhotla and Taylor labs, who successfully defended her thesis titled: “Computational Pathology for Quantifying Spatial Heterogeneity in Transmitted Light and Immunofluorescence Digital Images Obtained from Tissue Sections of Solid...

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Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover

Looking for reasons to move to or stay in Pittsburgh? This New Yorker article details how our city has revitalized itself and become a tech hub in the US. “In a 2014 article in The...

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Takis and Collaborators Receive U01 Grant

“Systems Level Causal Discovery in Heterogeneous TOPMed Data” Takis Benos PhD, Frank Sciurba MD, and  Panos Chrysanthis PhD The team will investigate the mechanism, pathology and pathophysiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) facilitation and progression by analyzing existing TOPMed clinical and...

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Pfenning’s lab awarded CIRCUITS Grant

Dr. Andreas Pfenning’s lab will be one of 9 labs to collaborate via the Collaboration to Infer Regulatory Circuits and to Uncover Innovative Therapeutic Strategies (CIRCUITS) two-year, $4 million Cure Alzheimer’s Fund grant! More information...

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Jianhua Xing and collaborator receive pilot award

Dr. Jianhua Xing and his collaborator Dr. Youhua Liu (Department of Pathology) received a CTSI Biomedical Modeling Pilot Award. The project is to use modeling and experimental studies to investigate development and regulation of acute kidney injury...

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Robin E. C. Lee Awarded Outstanding Investigator

Dr. Lee’s grant proposal entitled “Deciphering dynamic signals in control of cell fate decisions”  has been selected to receive an R35 Outstanding Investigator ‘MIRA’ award from the NIGMS. PROJECT NARRATIVE It is an emerging...