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Dr. Olja Finn publishes in Cancer Immunology Research

Dr. Olja Finn publishes "Masters in Immunology" review in Cancer Immunology Research entitled, "Tumor Antigens - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow." Please... View »

Dr. Sarah Gaffen receives MERIT Award

Sarah Gaffen, PhD, was given a MERIT Award based on her R01 grant renewal application. It was provided to support the principal scientific endeavor of an investigator who has demonstrated superior... View »

Dr. Sebastien Gingras publishes paper in PLOS ONE

Dr. Sebastien Gingras, Research Assistant Professor of Immunology, has published a study in PLOS ONE using CRISPR technology to knockout a gene in cell line. 

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Immunology graduate student Lauren Kinner-Bibeau publishes in Nature Communications

Immunology graduate student Lauren Kinner-Bibeau, in the laboratory of Dr. Binder, has published in Nature Communications. The article, entitled, "HSPs drive dichotomous T-cell immune... View »

Immunology graduate student Abby Overacre-Delgoffe publishes in Cell

Immunology graduate student Abby Overacre-Delgoffe, in the laboratory of Dr. Dario Vignali, has been published in Cell. The article, entitled, "Interferon-Y Drives T-reg Fragility to... View »

Delgoffe wins grand prize at Immuno-Oncology Young Investigators’ Forum

Dr. Greg Delgoffe of Immunology recently participated in the 3rd Annual Immuno-Oncology Young Investigators’ Forum in Houston, TX. Here, he presented a new research project entitled ‘... View »

Dr. Sebastien Gingras publishes paper in Scientific Reports

Dr. Sebastien Gingras, Research Assistant Professor of Immunology, is a co-author on a paper published in Scientific Reports, the paper described the phenotype of a new strain of mice generated... View »

Vignali Lab publishes in Immunological Reviews

Dr. Lawrence Andrews, a postdoc in the laboratory of Dr. Dario Vignali, has published in Immunological Reviews. The paper, entitled, "LAG3 (CD223) as a cancer immunotherapy target," can be found... View »

Shlomchik Lab paper selected as cover article for February 2017 JCI Insight

A paper published by the laboratory of Dr. Mark Shlomchik, UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair of Immunology, has been selected as the cover article for February 2017 JCI Insight. The paper, entitled... View »

Dr. Mark Shlomchik elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP)

Dr. Mark Shlomchik, UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair of Immunology, has been elected to the American Association of Physicians (AAP). The Association is composed of members who are leading senior... View »

Dr. Olivera Finn awarded AACR-CRI Prize in Cancer Immunology

Dr. Olivera Finn, Distinguished Professor of Immunology, has been awarded the the 2017 AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology. From the the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR... View »

Nicole Scharping from the Delgoffe Lab receives travel grant

Nicole Scharping, an Immunology graduate program student in the laboratory of Dr. Greg Delgoffe, has received a University of Pittsburgh Graduate & Professional Student Government Travel Grant... View »

Drs. Sarah Gaffen, Mandy McGeachy, and Partha Biswas receive new R21 grant from NIAID

Drs. Sarah Gaffen, Mandy McGeachy, and Partha Biswas, all faculty in the Department of Medicine and Immunology, has received a new R21 grant on IL-17 signaling in autoimmunity from the NIAID. The... View »

Dr. Lisa Butterfield name to FDA Advisory Committee

Dr. Lisa Butterfield, Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Immunology, has been named as a new Member of the FDA Cellular Tissues and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee.

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Delgoffe lab shows in Cancer Immunology Research that the type II diabetes drug metformin improves immunotherapy

The laboratory of Greg M. Delgoffe, Assistant Professor of Immunology, has published an article in Cancer Immunology Research demonstrating a role for the type II diabetes drug metformin... View »