The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787. Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
Pitt researchers led by Jonas Salk developed the first polio vaccine in 1955.
Pitt surgeons have performed 17,000+ organ transplants, making Pittsburgh the world’s transplantation capital.
Pitt medicine professor Peter Safar pioneered cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Research by Pitt’s Maud Menten laid the groundwork for modern drug therapy and biochemistry.
A Pitt team led by P.G. Katsoyannis was the first to synthesize insulin.
Pitt established the first critical care department in a U.S. medical school.
In 1932, a Pitt team led by Charles Glen King isolated and identified the chemical structure of vitamin C.
The first heavier-than-air powered aircraft to make a sustained flight was created by Pitt astronomer Samuel Langley.
Pitt’s Yuan Chang and Patrick Moore isolated the virus that causes epidemic cancer among HIV/AIDS patients.
Pitt's writing program is one of the oldest and largest in the United States.
Pitt won 3 awards and 1 honorable mention in the 2015 Carnegie Science Awards competition.
Achievements & Honors
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久本草在线中文字幕,2019最新中文字幕在线观看,2019中文字字幕在线不卡Founded in 1787, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. Pitt people have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.