Spring 2010

In this issue

The Other Green Tea

Broccoli sprout tea may be among the keys to stopping a fungal toxin implicated in liver cancer.
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Of Note

  • A respite for Haitian orphans.
  • Batter up, doc.
  • Shape-shifting proteins.

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Closer [PDF 259 KB]
Seamore Science.

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How Intel-ligent!
Lymph nodes become livers.

Attending [PDF 750 KB]
What needs changing in this world?
Pitt med students tell us.

Alumni News [PDF 3.18 MB]
Theresa Guise runs down the
endocrine system’s role in cancer.

Last Call [PDF 891 KB]
New life for the masters.


No Borders

Don Burke and his team are making Pitt’s Center for Vaccine Research a bulwark against infectious diseases.
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“We had Dr. Drash”

Confirming that there are two kinds of diabetes made Allan Drash a renowned scientist. Being a caregiver and mentor made him unforgettable.
[PDF 3.9 MB]

“Look at it from
the cell’s point of view”

All Rocky Tuan really wants to do is help cells help themselves (to make cartilage).
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