March 13, 2018 | Denise Heady
Fourteen years ago, neurosurgeon and scientist Rahul Jandial, M.D., Ph.D., began to travel to underserved countries to perform brain surgeries on disadvantaged children.
Doctors honor the Legacy of Transplant Pioneer Thomas Starzl
March 7, 2017 | Samantha Bonar
Doctors nationwide are mourning the loss of Thomas E. Starzl, the surgeon and researcher who pioneered the liver transplant and the medications that made the procedure successful in the long term. Starzl died on March 4 at his home in Pittsburg at age 90.
Scientists uncover important step in tumors' blocking of immune system
March 19, 2014 | Nicole White
Cancers thrive and spread in part because of their ability to create fortresses around themselves that ward off the body’s natural immune defenses, a so-called immunosuppressive microenvironment. A new study sheds light on how a tumor is able to work against the body's immune system, a discovery with the potential to unlock new immunotherapies.