Affiliated Faculty

This list of affiliated investigators can help you identify potential research mentors at the University of Pittsburgh. PSTP students can, and do, work with mentors not on this list, but the investigators featured below have expressed interest in hosting PSTP students in their laboratories.

William Wagner, PhD
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Cardiovascular engineering with projects that address medical device biocompatibility and design, tissue engineering, and imaging

William Walker, PhD
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Regulation of mammalian sperm

Kurt Weiss, MD
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Basic science laboratory dedicated to the study of sarcomas--cancerous tumors that arise in the musculoskeletal tissues

Ora Weisz, PhD
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Regulation of protein traffic in polarized epithelial cells

Alan Wells, MD, DMS
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Integrative biology of wound healing and tumor metastasis, from molecules and cells through tissues and animals to humans

Sally Wenzel, MD
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Focuses on asthma phenotypes and the molecular mechanisms, particularly in the airway epithelium that control them

John Williams, MD
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The cell entry, immunity, and pathogenesis of human metapneumovirus (HMPV)

Peter Wipf, PhD
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Drug discovery and drug development, employing organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry and molecular modeling to develop new therapeutic agents for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases in a highly collaborative environment