upmc children’s hospital of pittsburgh
The UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh was ranked 7th in the nation overall in the 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America's "Best Children's Hospitals and was ranked 7th in NIH funding for FY 2013. Our location within CHP provides us with access to clinicians and clinical samples, which allows us to perform clinically relevant and translational research aimed at improving the health of children.
University of pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related research university, founded as the Pittsburgh Academy in 1787. The University of Pittsburgh holds >$400 million of NIH funding and ranks fifth among more than 3,000 entities that receive NIH support. Pitt offers an extremely collegial environment, with expertise in microbial pathogenesis, immunology, structural biology, and many other disciplines.
the city of pittsburgh
Once thought of as the Steel city, Pittsburgh is now regarded as a flourishing city that has become a hub for technology, education, and research. In addition to these outstanding qualities, Pittsburgh is also home to almost 2,000 acres of city parks, and offers county parks, state parks and riverfront parks to its residents.