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.
Improving recovery from brain injury after cardiac arrest
Understanding how memory T cells are generated in transplantation
Basic science and translational research studying the molecular mechanisms of pulmonary vascular disease and pulmonary hypertension
The study of human tumor viruses
Development, plasticity and regeneration of neural circuits
The Chen lab is interested in the pharmacological studies of visual disorders caused by protein misfolding. The lab's current three projects include pharmacological studies of rhodopsin metabolism, roles of purine metabolites in photoreceptor degeneration, and drug discovery of myocilin-associated glaucoma.
Machine learning approach for OCT biomarkers identification in age-related macular degeneration
Redox signaling & autophagy in neuroprotection and neurodegeneration; Mitochondrial phosphoproteomics; Genetic & toxin models of Parkinson’s disease
Models of muscle disease causing muscular dystrophy and muscle atrophy; Translational research for treatment of muscle disease
Big data analytics, predictive modeling, and dynamic modeling of disease
Stomal Interactions critical to the survival, growth, and spread of ovarian cancer