Office of Research, Health Sciences

Office of Research, Health Sciences (OORHS)

The OORHS offers support services, including assistance in developing competitive grant applications, for investigators throughout the Graduate School of Public Health, the School of Dental Medicine, the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, and the School of Pharmacy. To learn more about how the Office of Research, Health Sciences can help you and your research program, please review details regarding our available support services.

In The Spotlight

Jennifer Bomberger, PhD
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, School of Medicine will deliver the next lecture titled "Viral-Bacterial Coinfections: Subverting Mucosal Immunity to Establish Colonization in the Lung" .

Location and Time — Friday, September 12, 2014, 12:00 PM -1:00 PM in Auditorium 6 of Scaife Hall. (show location map). The Lecture will be followed by an informal reception.

For information on future lectures in this series, please visit our website or call the Office of Academic Affairs at 412-383-7382.

Philippa Marrack, PhD
Distinguished Professor of Immunology, University of Colorado; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute will deliver the next lecture on "The Role of B Cells in Autoimmunity and Infection".

Location and Time — Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM in Auditorium 6 of Scaife Hall. (show location map). The Lecture will be followed by an informal reception.

For information on future lectures in this series, please visit our website or call the Office of Academic Affairs at 412-383-7382.

Important NIH Notices

To All Health Sciences Investigators:

The Office of Research, Health Sciences encourages you to use the Virtual Handbook for Biomedical Researchers Using Animal Subjects. Available chapters provide information needed by investigators to conduct animal-based research at the University of Pittsburgh. Important links are also provided that assist investigators in the establishment and maintenance of robust research programs.