Centers, Institutes, Laboratories and Clinics
Fall Term, 1999

University Centers and Institutes1

Learning Research and Development Center
University Center for International Studies
University Center for Social and Urban Research
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute

Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences2
  • Allegheny Observatory
  • Behavioral Physiology Laboratory
  • Center for American Politics and Society
  • Center for Combinatorial Chemistry
  • Center for Experimental Game Theory
  • Center for Parallel, Distributed, and Intelligent Systems
  • Clinical Psychology Center
  • Economic Policy Institute
  • Economics Computer Laboratory
  • English Language Institute
  • Institute for Statistics and Applications
  • Language Acquisition Institute
  • Language Laboratory
  • Pittsburgh Bacteriophage Institute
  • Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology
  • Surface Science Center
  • University Challenge for Excellence Programs
  • The Writing Center
General Studies
  • Computer Learning Center
  • Summer Institute for High School Students
  • Artificial Intelligence Management Laboratory
  • The Business, Government, and Society Research Institute
  • Center for Economic Education
  • Center for Executive Education
  • Center for International Enterprise Development
  • Center for Research on Contracts and the Structure of Enterprise
  • Entrepreneurial Fellows Center
  • The Family Enterprise Center
  • Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence
  • Institute for Industrial Competitiveness
  • The International Business Center
  • Small Business Development Center, which includes the Advanced Technology Entrepreneurial Center and Washington County and Greene County Outreach Offices
  • Computer Curriculum Inquiry Center
  • Human Energy Research Laboratory
  • Institute for Higher Education Management
  • Institute for International Studies in Education
  • Institute for Practice and Research in Education
  • Motor Behavior Laboratory
  • Neuromuscular Research Laboratory
  • Pitt Mother and Child Developmental Assessment Laboratory
  • Reading Clinic
  • School of Education Computer Laboratory
  • Science Education Laboratory
  • Basic Metals Processing Research Institute
  • Center for Biotechnology and Bioengineering
  • Center for Environment and Energy
  • Engineering International Technology Center
  • Manufacturing Assistance Center
  • Center for International Legal Education
  • Family Support Legal Clinic
  • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
Public and International Affairs2
  • International Management Development Institute
Social Work
  • Center for Mental Health Research Services
Information Sciences
  • Center for Electronic Recordkeeping and Archival Research
Dental Medicine
  • Center for Oral Implantology
  • Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Center
  • Regional Center for Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation
  • Center for Nursing Research Center for Nursing Research in Chronic Disorders
  • Nursing Centers of the University of Pittsburgh
  • Center for Pharmacogenetics
  • Drug Information and Pharmacoepidemiology Center
  • Pharmacodynamic Research Center
  • Pharmacokinetics Laboratory
Public Health2
  • Biomedical Image Processing Unit
  • Center for Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Center for Excellence in Postdoctoral Training in
  • Radiation Science
  • Center for Health Effects of Global Change
  • Center for Human Genetics
  • Center for Minority Health
  • Center for Public Health Practice
  • Center for Research on Health Care
  • Clinical Cytogenetics Laboratory
  • Health Policy Institute Heinz Nutrition Center
  • Nutrition Coordinating Center
  • Radioanalytical Chemistry Laboratory
  • Adjuvant Therapy Center
  • Aesthetics Center
  • Alzheimer Disease Research Center
  • Anesthesiology Research Laboratory
  • Animal Facility Laboratory
  • Asthma and Allergic Diseases Center
  • Benedum Geriatric Center
  • Brain, Behavior, and Immunity Center
  • Brain Trauma Research Center
  • Brain Tumor Center
  • Center for Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Center for Cranial Base Surgery
  • Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research
  • Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania
  • Center for Injury Research and Control
  • Center for Pediatric Endocrinology and Juvenile Diabetes
  • Center for Reproductive Physiology
  • Center for Speech, Voice, and Language Pathology
  • Center for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Cerebral Vascular Surgery Center
  • Clinical Immunology/Immunopathology Laboratory Program
  • Comprehensive Aphasia Center
  • Comprehensive Breast Care Center
  • Comprehensive Lung Center
  • Comprehensive Spine Center
  • Cystic Fibrosis Center
  • Digestive Disorders Center
  • Drug Discovery Program
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Center
  • Facial Nerve Center
  • Functional Imaging Research Program
  • General Clinical Research Center
  • Head Injury Clinical Research Center
  • Joint Replacement Center
  • LHAS Women's Heart Center
  • Magnetic Resonance Research Center
  • McGowan Center for Artificial Organ Development
  • Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Affective Disorders
  • Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Late-Life Mood Disorders
  • Microvascular Cranial Nerve Surgery Center
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic
  • Musculoskeletal Research Center
  • National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
  • Obesity/Nutrition Research Center
  • Ophthalmic Research Center
  • Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
  • Otitis Media Research Center
  • Pain Evaluation and Treatment Institute
  • Parkinson's Disease Information and Referral Center
  • Pittsburgh Adolescent Alcohol Research Center
  • Pittsburgh Poison Center
  • Pittsburgh Human Gene Therapy Center
  • Primate Research Laboratory
  • Protein Research Laboratory
  • Raymond E. Jordan Center for Balance Disorders
  • Rheumatology/Arthritis Center
  • STAR-Center (Services for Teens at Risk)
  • Safar Center for Resuscitation Research
  • Schizophrenia Treatment and Research Center
  • Sleep Research Center
  • Specialized Neurosurgical Center
  • Sports and Preventive Medicine Institute
  • Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
  • Stroke Prevention Center
  • University Community Leaders and Individuals With Disabilities
  • University of Pittsburgh Center for Surgery and Rehabilitation of the Hand
  • University of Pittsburgh Epilepsy Center
  • University of Pittsburgh Heart Institute
  • Wound Healing/Limb Preservation Center
Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Center for Assistive Technology
  • Rehabilitation Engineering Center on Technology to Improve Wheelchair Mobility
Johnstown Campus
  • John P. and Joyce Murtha Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development
Titusville Campus
  • George J. Barco Center for Continuing Education
Bradford Campus
  • Allegheny Institute of Natural History
  • Allegheny Research and Development Center
University Center for International Studies2
  • Asian Studies Program
  • Center for Latin American Studies
  • Center for Performing Arts of India
  • Center for Russian and East European Studies
  • Center for West European Studies
  • Pennsylvania Ethnic Heritage Studies Center
Office of the Provost
  • Center for Biotechnology and Bioengineering
  • Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education
  • Center for Philosophy of Science
  • Mid-Atlantic Technology Applications Center
Student Affairs
  • Learning Skills Center
  • University Counseling Center
University Library System
  • Center for American Music

Jointly-Administered Centers

Business/University Center for International Studies
  • International Business Center
Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences/Health Sciences/Law
  • Center for Health Law and Bioethics
Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences/Medicine
  • Center for Membrane Studies
  • Center for Neuroscience
  • Center for Neuroscience of Mental Disorders
  • National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence
Health Sciences
  • Center for Biomedical Informatics
  • Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences
  • Pittsburgh AIDS Center for Treatment
  • Pittsburgh Genetics Institute
  • Matilda H. Theiss Health and Child Development Center
  • Center for Clinical Pharmacology
Public and International Affairs/University Center for 
International Studies
  • Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies
Public Health/Medicine
  • Diabetes Research Center
  • Retrovirology Center
Public Health/Medicine/Pharmacy/Faculty and College of 
Arts and Sciences
  • Center for AIDS Research
University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University
  • Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
  • W. M. Keck Center for Advanced Training in Computational Biology
  • Pittsburgh Center for Social History 
  • Pittsburgh NMR Center for Biomedical Research
University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University/
Allegheny Singer Research Institute
  • Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative
University of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Mellon University/ 
Westinghouse Electric Corporation
  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center
  • Institute of Politics

1Centers and institutes in the category "University Centers and Institutes" are distinguished by organizational permanence, programmatic autonomy, and an annual operating budget fiscally independent of any other academic, research, and or service unit.

2Also see Jointly-Administered Centers.

Note: The centers, institutes, laboratories, and clinics listed are University of Pittsburgh or University affiliated organizations. They are either single or multidisciplinary in scope, and are generally involved in some combination of education, research or service activities. Each center, institute, laboratory, and clinic is listed under the name of the unit with which it is associated.

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