Health Sciences

The Schools of the Health Sciences work closely with UPMC to ensure that health care delivery, biomedical research, and education are equally robust and continuously evolving.

Upcoming Events

20 Aug
Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived and Well-Drawn!

Though you may not have heard of medical comics before, they’ve been around for more than a decade. In 2007, Dr. Ian Williams coined the term “graphic...

August 20, 2019 7:00 a.m.
27 Aug
The Art and Science of Science Comics with Dr. Jay Hosler

Jay Hosler is a biology professor at Juniata College and cartoonist. He enjoys telling stories about science and the natural world using quirky plots,...

August 27, 2019 11:30 a.m.
30 Aug
Painless PubMed

This one hour workshop is designed to quickly introduce or update you about searching in the PubMed database. Offered bi-weekly, the topics include: building...

30 Aug
Investor Office Hours

The Innovation Institute has partnered with the largest seed stage investor in Southwestern PA, Innovation Works. Attend this rare opportunity to sit down...

13 Sep
Computational Genomics Yields Insights into Developmental Gene Regulation

Dennis Kostka, PhD, assistant professor of developmental biology and of computational and systems biology, School of Medicine, will present the next SVC...

September 13, 2019 12:00 p.m.
19 Sep
Big Idea Kickoff

"I" isn't just for's for ICECREAM. Make your dream ice cream sundae while learning about Pitt's innovation & entrepreneurial ecosystem! Learn...

September 19, 2019 5:30 p.m.
04 Oct
Selective Modulation of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Function in Alzheimer’s Disease

Amantha Thathiah, PhD, assistant professor of neurobiology, School of Medicine, will present the next SVC lecture on Friday, Oct. 4, at noon, in BST S100A....

October 04, 2019 12:00 p.m.
24 Oct
She Creates

Each year, She Creates will be hosted during Women’s Entrepreneurship Week and will discuss the challenges around women as tech leaders and as founders in...

26 Oct

In partnership with IBM and Amerisource Bergen, BlueHack is a two-day novel hackathon around a particular theme. Find a team, join a team, work one-on-one...

15 Nov
Dynamics in DNA Damage Signaling Regulate the Response to Radiation

Jacob Stewart-Ornstein, PhD, assistant professor of computational and systems biology, School of Medicine, will present the next SVC lecture on Friday, Nov....

November 15, 2019 12:00 p.m.
15 Nov
Global Entrepreneurship Week

Be a part of the world's largest celebration of innovators and job creators who launch startups and bring ideas to life during this week's Global...

November 15, 2019 6:00 p.m.