Pitt's Cutting-edge Research Will Be Showcased at Life Sciences Week

Beginning Monday, May 13, Life Sciences Week 2019 (LSW19) will feature tours, panel discussions and more to highlight Pittsburgh’s unique position at the intersection of intelligent systems and life sciences.

The theme for 2019 is Investing in a Smarter Life. With an emphasis on Pittsburgh’s unrivaled expertise in intelligence and robotics, LSW19 events will highlight immunology, women’s health, digital health and more.

LSW19 is an initiative of InnovatePGH, a next-generation public-private partnership powered by leaders from civic and educational partners and regional philanthropies. This is the University's third year of involvement.

The University’s key role in the region’s life sciences ecosystem will be highlighted through tours of the Magee-Womens Research Institute, Human Engineering Research Laboratories and Pittsburgh CREATES. Events will cover a wide range of topics from microbial disease and pediatric health innovation to venture capital trends in health care.

Speakers at the events come from across University units, including the Graduate School of Public Health, Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, School of Medicine, Swanson School of Engineering, School of Education and more. Additionally, a Human Performance Lab panel on Tuesday, May 14, will feature demonstrations of two projects that involve collaborations between Pitt researchers and athletic teams.

Some events require the purchase of tickets and/or have limited availability. Read more and view the agenda at the LSW19 website.