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July 9, 2019

Colleen Judge-Golden’s Research Featured on NPR/WESA

Colleen Judge-Golden, a trainee in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Pittsburgh and a doctoral student in…

June 11, 2019

Dr. Doris Rubio Receives NIH Funding to Conduct a Multi-Institutional Trial

Doris Rubio, PhD, Director of the Institute for Clinical Research Education, has received funding from the NIH to conduct a multi-institutional…

June 10, 2019

Dr. Judy Chang’s Research Featured on Local TV News Segment

Judy C. Chang, MD, MPH, was featured in a May 8 segment on local NBC-affiliate WPXI for her research examining marijuana use in expectant…

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Exploratory Grant to Promote Workforce Diversity in Basic Cancer Research

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