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Pitt Researchers Part of International Team Awarded $1 Million Magee Prize

Tonight at the Magee-Womens Summit, Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) awarded the $1 million Magee Prize to an international team led by Pamela Moalli, M.D., Ph.D., director of urogynecology and pelvic reconstruction surgery at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital and MWRI. The team is working to develop new biomaterials to repair tissue loss in women with compromised vaginal structure and function. “We believe…

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Magee-Womens Research Institute Announces Finalists for $1 Million Prize

10/4/2021 PITTSBURGH – Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) will award the $1 million Magee Prize to an international team of scientists during the Magee-Womens Summit Nov. 16 to 18. The prize will help fund new research initiatives and transdisciplinary collaborations to promote knowledge and enhance the health and wellness of women and infants worldwide.   “By stimulating novel, bold, imaginative and cutting-edge research as…

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Magee-Womens Summit to convene; Ushers in next generation of women’s health and wellness with $1 Million Magee Prize

Laura Helmuth, editor-in-chief of Scientific American, to Serve as Keynote Speaker PITTSBURGH, June 28, 2021 – From pregnancy to birth, adolescence to menopause, embryos to centenarians, women’s health across the lifespan will once again take center stage at the 2021 Magee-Womens Summit, convening at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh Nov. 17 and 18, 2021.…

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Applications Open for $1 Million Magee Prize

PITTSBURGH – Continuing its mission to transform the lives of women and their communities through science, Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI) announces a call for proposals for its $1 million Magee Prize, which will support a collaborative team whose groundbreaking research in reproductive sciences and women’s health could improve lives globally…Click here to read full article

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The Magee-Women’s Research Institute Summit and Prize:   Harnessing Science to Advance Women’s Health Across the Lifespan

Major adverse pregnancy-specific complications—preterm birth, preeclampsia, fetal growth restriction, and stillbirth—remain leading causes of maternal, fetal, and neonatal morbidity and mortality and are associated with increased disease risk across the lifespan. Despite growing attention, much greater progress is needed in revealing mechanisms and pathogenic pathways, advancing clinical diagnostic and therapeutic tools, and designing preventive strategies…

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Magee-Womens Summit

A premier international summit on reproductive biology and women’s health. The 2021 Magee-Womens Summit will convene scientific and clinical innovators, virtually and in person, to transform women’s health and reproductive biology in the 21st century. As the premier international summit in women’s health, the Magee-Womens Summit will harness cross-disciplinary innovations and pave the way for…

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