March 14, 2023
‘Make the fentanyl go away’? The rise of fentanyl analogs buoys challenges for reducing substance use in Allegheny County
“You don’t know the potency of it,” said Dr. Jeanine Buchanich, associate dean for research and a professor of Biostatistics.
February 3, 2023
Statistics Remove Bias from Debate about How Well Mouse Models Mimic Human Disease
Mice and other animals have been key to some of the biggest medical breakthroughs in human history. But animals aren’t always good models of human disease, leading to failed experiments and controversy over their usefulness.
October 24, 2022
Polynesian Study Yields New Clues to Genetic Causes of High Cholesterol
UPMC- The discovery of a genetic variant that is relatively common among people of Polynesian ancestry, but incredibly rare in most other populations, is giving clues to the genetic underpinnings of high cholesterol in all people.
October 12, 2022
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