Anne Newman, MD, MPH, named UPMC Chair in Geroscience

Anne Newman, MD, MPH, named UPMC Chair in Geroscience

A Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, this appointment will support Dr. Newman in her role as Clinical Director of the Aging Institute where she is engaged early stage clinical trials that address the biology of aging. We are pleased to announce the...
NIH U54 leads to creation of TriState SenNet Tissue Mapping Center

NIH U54 leads to creation of TriState SenNet Tissue Mapping Center

Led by Drs. Toren Finkel (Aging Institute/Cardiology) and Melanie Königshoff (PACCM), the TriState SenNet TMC (tristatesennet.pitt.edu) combines the expertise of faculty from Pitt, CMU, OSU, and URMC to develop a high-resolution map of the senescent cell population in...
Dr. Bokai Zhu receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Dr. Bokai Zhu receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

When Bokai Zhu, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine at Pitt, started collaborating with a mathematician to solve complex biological problems, he could never imagine that they would discover a “musica universalis” inside living cells. The Greeks saw musica...