Research

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Uncovering a New State of Matter

A Pitt research team led by Jeremy Levy (front and center) has discovered a new electronic state of matter, adding to the understanding of quantum physics. Read More »
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Mucus, Mechanics and Disease

Lance Davidson’s bioengineering lab researched the origins of mucus by studying skin cells of an aquatic frog. The findings could affect how cancer researchers manipulate tumors in humans. Read More »
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The Forest, the Trees and the Leaves

Pitt's Ian Sigal surveys the ever-changing landscape of the eye. Read More »

Restoring Vision

Pitt researchers studying how the eye and brain work together hope to develop new ways to preserve and restore sight.
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COVID-19 Updates and Guidelines for Researchers

As Pitt continues to monitor the COVID-19 outbreak, please stay informed by visiting the Public Safety and Emergency Management Office website for real-time updates and precautions taken by the University. Pitt Research is also providing detailed COVID-19 updates and resources for researchers. Additional information on pandemic preparedness for researchers飞艇前5胆码 is available through the Office of Environmental Health and Safety.

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Research Making a Difference

Pitt people beat polio, pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, and turned Pittsburgh into the world's organ-transplantation capital, among other breakthroughs. Today's Pitt researchers carry on that tradition in areas ranging from literary criticism to the quest for quantum computers.

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Undergraduate Research

As members of a top public research university, Pitt undergraduates can engage in research, scholarship, and creative projects with faculty members who are leaders in their fields. Read more about undergraduate research opportunities.

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Libraries

Pitt's libraries include the University Library System, the 22nd-largest academic library system in the United States; the Health Sciences Library System, which supports the educational, research, clinical, and service activities of Pitt's schools of the health sciences; and the Barco Law Library, which primarily serves the students and faculty of Pitt's School of Law.

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Laboratories

From a gleaming hub for biomedical research...to a Wyoming ranch rich in dinosaur fossils...to a center for sustainable innovation, Pitt research buildings, labs, and libraries facilitate discovery and innovation. Tour the Labs »