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Ake Grenvik, MD, PhD, MCCM | 1929-2021
Tuesday, September 07, 2021 2:05 PM

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UPDATE: Funeral arrangements in Pittsburgh

The Grenvik family will receive friends on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 10 am until noon at Beinhauer Funeral Home, 2828 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317. A graveside service will follow immediately at Forest Lawn Gardens Cemetery.

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CCM investigators: monoclonal antibody trial results

UPMC and Pitt Provide First Results of Largest Comparative Randomized Trial of Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for COVID-19

PITTSBURGH (9/8/2021) – Monoclonal antibodies—an…

Raj Ramanan, MD appointed ECMO medical director

Assistant professor Raj Ramanan, MD has been appointed the ECMO medical director for UPMC Presbyterian. In this role, Dr. Ramanan…

Academic Promotions for Melinda Hamilton, MD, MS and Brad Butcher, MD

The Department of Critical Care Medicine is pleased to announce the promotions of Dr. Melinda “Mindy” Hamilton to professor of…

PCCM Team Receives NIH Grant to Develop Bio-digital Diagnostics

A team of pediatric critical care investigators, in collaboration with the Department of Biomedical Informatics, has been awarded a five-year,…

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