News Archive

September 2020

Ericka Fink, MD, MS Awarded an INCLINE Grant from the Neurocritical Care Society
September 25, 2020
Pediatric critical care investigator Ericka Fink, MD, MS has been awarded an INCLINE grant from the Neurocritical Care Society to support the pediatrics arm of the Global Consortium Study of Neurological Dysfunction in COVID-19 (GCS NeuroCOVID). The University of Pittsburgh…read more...
Pitt Septic Shock Researchers Among World's Top 0.1%
September 14, 2020

Five faculty members in the Department of Critical Care Medicine have propelled the University of Pittsburgh to number three in the world, and first in the US, for institutions studying septic shock. The 2020 rankings, compiled by ExpertScape, identified…read more...

Corticosteroids Improve Survival in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients
September 01, 2020

UPMC Announces Results of International Trial

In a tremendous demonstration of global collaboration, an international team led by clinician-scientists at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have pooled data from 121 hospitals in eight countries to…read more...

Nahmah Kim-Campbell, MD, MS Awarded K23 Grant to Study Renal Injury After Cardiopulmonary Bypass
September 01, 2020

Assistant Professor Nahmah Kim-Campbell, MD, MS was awarded a K23 grant entitled “Mechanisms of Cell-Free Plasma Hemoglobin-Mediated Renal Injury After Cardiopulmonary Bypass” from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. The project will investigate the…read more...

UPMC and Pitt Physician-Researchers Assume JAMA Editorial Roles
September 01, 2020

One of the world’s most prestigious academic medical journals announced today that it is strengthening its editorial team with expertise from UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Dr. Derek Angus, chief health care innovation officer at…read more...