NOTE [546 KB]
They never promised him a rose garden, yet there Karl Kandler was on Pennsylvania
Avenue . . . Stress and our immune systems. You find the scholarship winner
prototype; we canít.
Marina Kameneva makes blood slippery. A shipping
and receiving warehouse for proteins. TB infections: Sometimes they appear
to do nothing; sometimes they kill.
DEGREES [97 KB]
As Pittís $500 million capital campaign revs up, the school announces
Students rehearse their skills with patient actors. The nationís first
chair in patient care.
Bernard Fisher makes a cameo. Alum James Corrigan on deaning at Tulane
and starting for the 1960 Pirates.
CALL [1.14 MB]
Is that an Escher or an Antaki?
Okay, maybe Pitt crusaders prefer lab coats to capes, but
their research is definitely super. (Photo by Craig Thompson)
We can make biomedical models that are bigger, faster, a lot faster. We
have the supercomputing technology, and Pitt researchers have the inspiration.
BY DOTTIE HORN
Personal Cosmos: Indiana [1.24 MB]
At first, not everybody thought a physician was the right person to run
Purdue University, but Pitt alum Steven Beering changed their minds. His
secret may be leading with a very, very big picture.
BY WALTON R. COLLINS
Industry on the Cusp [1.19 MB]
Ed Jackson and Joseph Carcillo didn't get into research for the money;
yet as they attempt to prevent acute renal failure, they may want to get
BY ROBERT MENDELSON
of Butterflies [533 KB]
Pittís Herb Needleman changed the way we think about childrenís exposure
to lead at levels once considered subclinical. Now he warns that exposure
can contribute to delinquency as well as lower IQs.
BY REBECCA SKLOOT