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Enhanced cholesterol metabolism in certain immune cells may help some people infected with HIV naturally control disease progression, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
Starting anti-HIV treatment within two weeks of the diagnosis of tuberculosis, or TB, improved survival among patients with both infections who had very low immune-cell counts, according to an analysis by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Health. Those with strong immune systems, however, might benefit from waiting until after the end of the six-month TB treatment before initiating anti-HIV therapy, they found.
Dr. Tiffany Gary-Webb and colleagues published the first systematic review and meta-analysis in the Journal BMC Cancer.
Abdus Wahed, Ph.D., professor of biostatistics at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, has been named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA).
Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health
Exposure to fine particulate air pollution during pregnancy through the first two years of a child’s life may be associated with an increased risk of the child developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a condition that affects one in 68 children, according to a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health investigation of children in southwestern Pennsylvania.
The Office of Research continues to address efficiency on the Grants Management Team. Effective immediately, the following process has been streamlined.
Robin Grubs, director of the genetic counseling program, won the award for her dedication to her students and her constant pursuit of the most comprehensive and current training.
The University of Pittsburgh may submit two grant applications to the Mallinckrodt Grant Program of the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation. A grant from this program provides $60,000 per year in direct costs for three years.