Amadeo Marcos was the first surgeon to take a piece of liver from a healthy living donor and successfully transplant it into an unrelated critically ill patient. In the nine years since, he’s done more of these complex surgeries than anyone. Topping his vitae is his current position, chief of the transplant division…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading UPMC exports its brand and services across continents
Among scientific researchers, you’re in the zone if you can create something that falls into what is known as Pasteur’s Quadrant. Back when the National Academy of Science was getting organized, its president, Vannevar Bush, developed a methodology for allocating federal funding by classifying research as either basic or applied.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2010
  • Sub Heading To boldly go
Dr. William M. Cooper, 87: William Cooper possessed tremendous medical knowledge, superior diagnostic skills and a compassionate manner that helped many patients and Greater Pittsburgh alike. The hematologist was also an innovator, helping to form the Central Blood Bank of Pittsburgh and serving as its first medical director. He served as medical director…

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  • Issue Quarter Winter
  • Issue Year 2007
  • Sub Heading Noting the passing of prominent Pittsburghers
James Clements is the 23rd president of West Virginia University. He comes to Morgantown from Towson, Md., where he was provost and vice president at Towson University. He was at Towson for 20 years, starting as a visiting assistant professor, earning tenure and becoming provost last year.He earned a bachelor’s degree in computer…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2009
  • Sub Heading Professionals new to Pittsburgh
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