About Pittsburgh

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No longer dominated by the steel industry, Pittsburgh has become an international research hub, particularly in medical and clinical research.

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University of Pittsburgh

The University of Pittsburgh is one of the nation's most distinguished and diverse academic centers. From engineering professor Reginald Fessenden’s demonstration that radio waves could transmit human speech across an ocean to the identification of Vitamin C by chemistry professor Charles King, and from Dr. Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine all the way to Thomas Starzl, the father of modern transplantation, the University has become a leading light of biomedical research the world over.


UPMC is an $8 billion integrated global health enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and one of the leading nonprofit health systems in the United States. UPMC produces $11 billion additional in regional economic impact /yr. and has 19 hospitals in the region alone with 4,500 physicians. UPMC also receives $431 million in NIH funding annually. UPMC even has a branch in Italy!

UPMC is definitely considered 'The Premier Health Care in US,' making interdisciplinary research and collaboration an everyday reality at the Fox Center.

Check out what they are saying about the University of Pittsburgh:
The Official University of Pittsburgh website
Pitt University Library System
The official Pitt Athletic website
Pitt School of Medicine UPMC
Pitt School of Dental Medicine
Center for Biosecurity of UPMC
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine