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

24 Apr
PInCh 2019 Application Deadline 4/24

The Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh®) 2019 is seeking your bold solution to an important health problem. We encourage proposals from any discipline and on...

April 24, 2019
24 Apr
Innovation Igniter: Commercialization Workshop

Attend this 2-hour workshop to learn how to explain the value of your innovation. During this workshop you can also determine if there is a market for your...

April 24, 2019 3:00 p.m.
25 Apr
Transforming Alzheimer’s Disease Therapy Development: From Targets to Trials

Suzana Petanceska, PhD, will outline the latest priorities and opportunities in National Institute on Aging-sponsored Alzheimer’s disease grants. ...

26 Apr
Alleviating Ocular Disease by Manipulating the Microbiome

Anthony J. St. Leger, PhD, assistant professor of ophthalmology and of immunology, School of Medicine, will present the next SVC lecture on Friday, Apr. 26,...

April 26, 2019 12:00 p.m.
26 Apr
Investor Office Hours

Attend this rare opportunity to sit down face-to-face and practice pitch your innovation to professionals who have helped fund dozens of local startups...

April 26, 2019 1:00 p.m.
27 Apr
Pitt Public Health Celebration of Student Awards

A coctail reception and awards ceremony honoring standouts from the graduating class of 2018-19 in multiple award categories. Awardees will be notified by...

April 27, 2019 4:00 p.m.
28 Apr
Pitt Public Health Convocation

Celebrate the academic achievement of the our 2018-19 graduates as they become our newest cohort of alumni at our 69th Convocation. Family and friends are...

April 28, 2019 1:00 p.m.
01 May
Modernizing Toxicity Testing and Risk Assessment

The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Allegheny-Erie Society of Toxicology Regional Chapter will focus on new approaches to hazard identification and risk...

May 01, 2019 8:00 a.m.
01 May
Genes Controlling Sleep and Circadian Rhythms

2017 Nobel Laureate Michael W. Young, PhD, Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor, head of the Laboratory of Genetics, and vice president for academic affairs...

May 01, 2019 4:00 p.m.
02 May
The Eighth Annual University of Pittsburgh and Tsinghua University Joint Symposium on the Biology of Aging

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, will hold their eighth annual joint symposium in...

03 May
The Epigenome Across the Lifespan

The Epigenome Across the Lifespan is a conference bringing together basic and clinical researchers, health professionals, and trainees to examine the...

May 03, 2019 7:30 a.m.
10 May
Students, Sleep and Safety: Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Teen Suicide Risk

Registration is now open for the STAR-Center 2019 Conference. STAR-Center is a suicide prevention program for teens and young children within the UPMC...

May 10, 2019 8:30 a.m.
10 May
Predictive Models for Transition Metal-Catalyzed Organic Reactions

Peng Liu, PhD, assistant professor of chemistry, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, and assistant professor of chemical and petroleum engineering, Swanson...

May 10, 2019 12:00 p.m.
13 May
Life Sciences Week 2019: Investing in a Smarter Life

Experience life changing research and a spotlight on immunology, women’s health, digital health, and more; all through the lens of Pittsburgh’s unrivaled...

May 13, 2019
31 May
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...

14 Jun
Shape Shifters: Protein Aggregation at the Crossroads of Health and Disease

Yvonne S. Eisele, PhD, assistant professor of medicine (Cardiology), School of Medicine, will present the next SVC lecture on Friday, June 14, at noon, in...

June 14, 2019 12:00 p.m.
28 Jun
Legal Office Hours

Attend this rare opportunity to sit down face-to-face with legal professionals who have helped dozens of local startups across numerous sectors. Your...

June 28, 2019 1:00 p.m.
12 Jul
Transcriptional Reprogramming in the Developing Embryo

Miler T. Lee, PhD, assistant professor of biological sciences, Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, and assistant professor of computational and systems...

July 12, 2019 12:00 p.m.