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Pitt researchers unveil potential COVID-19 vaccine

PittCoVacc, the potential vaccine against COVID-19. Photo via UPMC
April 2, 2020
Pitt School of Medicine scientists announced Thursday that they had developed a potential vaccine against COVID-19.

CEPI invests $4.9 million in Pitt, other institutions developing COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Paul Duprex, director of Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research, speaks about COVID-2019 at a February Senate Council meeting.
March 19, 2020
Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research is part of a consortium receiving a $4.9 million grant from the Center for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations to develop a COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

HIV timeline

HIV timeline
December 2, 2014

HIV/AIDS timeline: key events and breakthroughs; new milestone in HIV research: an experimental HIV vaccine has for the first time cut the risk of infection by nearly a third. 

Pitt lecturer produces new Smithsonian documentary

Pitt lecturer produces new Smithsonian documentary
October 23, 2013

With several Hollywood screenwriting credits under his belt, it’s safe to say that Steeltown Entertainment Project CEO, Pitt senior lecturer and Pittsburgh native Carl Kurlander has an idea of what makes...

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