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June 22, 2021

Forno Appointed Director of Pediatric Asthma Center

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Erick Forno, MD, MPH, on his appointment as director of the Pediatric Asthma Center.

June 17, 2021

Bruder Receives American Heart Association Career Development Award

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates assistant professor Thiago Bruder do Nascimento, PhD of the Center for Pediatric Research in Obesity and Metabolism (CPROM) on his receipt of a highly competitive career development award from the American Heart Association.

June 8, 2021

Poholek Receives American Lung Association Innovation Award

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates assistant professor Amanda C. Poholek, PhD, of the Division of Rheumatology on her receipt of an innovation award from the American Lung Association titled Identifying lung-specific mediators that promote allergen-driven type 2 inflammation via an IL-10-Blimp-1 axis.

June 8, 2021

Ray Secures HRSA T32 Grant Renewal to Support Primary Care Trainees

On June 4, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded a renewal to support the General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship.  Under the direction of associate professor Kristin N. Ray, MD, MS, FAAP, this two to three-year clinical research training experience is designed for motivated, creative individuals with health professional or research doctorates.

June 8, 2021

Rick Receives NIH K23 Award to Study Maternal Influenza Immunization and Infant Protections

​Pitt Pediatrics congratulates instructor Anne-Marie Rick, MD, MPH, of the Division of General Academic Pediatrics on her receipt of a NIH K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award titled Infant Protection from Influenza through Maternal Influenza Immunization.

June 8, 2021

Halting Data Overload: Scalable Storage for Research Data Management

Vincent Concel has one foot in the technical world and the other in the world of clinical research. As the director of research technology services for the School of Medicine’s Department of...

May 28, 2021

Service Anniversaries: Faculty and Staff Career Milestones - June 2021

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates the following faculty and staff on reaching key career milestones with the department.

May 28, 2021

Kühn Appointed to NIH Basic Biology of Blood, Heart, and Vasculature Study Section

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates associate professor Bernhard Kühn, MD of the Pediatric Institute for Heart Regeneration and Therapeutics, on his appointment to the National Institutes of Health "Basic Biology of Blood, Heart, and Vasculature" Study Section.

May 28, 2021

Berger Receives National Award from Helfer Society

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates professor Rachel P. Berger, MD, MPH, division director of Child Advocacy, on her receipt of the annual Helfer Society award.

May 28, 2021

Pitt Pediatrics Grants: Third Quarter 2021

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates the following faculty on their receipt of new grants during the third quarter of fiscal year 2021.

May 28, 2021

Escolar Continues Krabbe Disease Research, Startup Recognized by Pitt Innovation Institute

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Escolar and Forge Biologics' recognition by the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute as "Startup of the Year." 

May 27, 2021

Hand Named Burroughs Wellcome Fund 2021 Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates assistant professor Timothy W. Hand, PhD, on his recognition as a 2021 "Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease" by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

May 27, 2021

Kane Receives First R01 Award, Will Study Mx2 Cellular Protein

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates assistant professor Melissa E. Kane, PhD, of the Division of Infectious Diseases on receipt of her first NIH R01 grant titled "Inhibition of lentiviral nuclear import pathways by Mx2."

May 21, 2021

March Selected for Pitt Clinical and Translational Science Scholar Program

Pitt Pediatrics congratulates Christine A. March, MD, MS of the Division of Endocrinology on her acceptance to Pitt's Clinical and Translational Science Scholar Program (KL2).

May 20, 2021

Libman Receives Pitt Medical Student Research Mentoring Award

​Pitt Pediatrics congratulates associate professor Ingrid M. Libman, MD, PhD, MPH of the Division of Endocrinology on her receipt of Pitt's prestigious Medical Student Research Mentoring Award.