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Medical Scientist Training Program

Upcoming Events

4
Sep

MSTP Workshop

5:30pm to 7:00pm
TBD
4
Dec

MSTP Workshop

5:30pm to 7:00pm
TBD
29
Jan

MSTP Workshop

5:30pm to 7:00pm
TBD
19
Feb

MSTP Workshop

5:30pm to 7:00pm
TBD

News

Congratulations to Gaelen Dwyer on the birth of her twins

Both babies and Mom are doing well! Congrats from the Pitt MSTP!

Congratulations to Colleen Judge-Golden for successfully defending your thesis

Congratulations on this great achievement.

Congratulations to Michael Chiang on his successful Thesis Defense

Michael defended his thesis in front of a packed room on Friday, July 12. Congratulations on this great achievement.

Publications

Liver 'organ on a chip' by Colin Beckwitt
August 1, 2019

From the article: The liver plays critical roles in both homeostasis and pathology. It is the major site of drug metabolism in the body and... [ read more ] [ link to publication ]

Cutaneous TRPV1+ Neurons Trigger Protective Innate Type 17 Anticipatory Immunity by Jonathan Cohen
July 19, 2019

From the article: Cutaneous TRPV1+ neurons directly sense noxious stimuli, inflammatory cytokines, and pathogen-associated molecules and are... [ read more ] [ link to publication ]

Financial Implications of 12-Month Dispensing of Oral Contraceptive Pills in the Veterans Affairs Health Care System by Colleen Judge-Golden
July 8, 2019

From the article: Based on the outcomes of this model, adoption of a 12-month dispensing option for oral contraceptive pills may support... [ read more ] [ link to publication ]