Doctors Day 2019: Susan’s Story Patient Story

In 2015, Susan noticed some unusual bumps and bruises on her body, but attributed them to the physical demands of her job. The bruises faded, but the lumps remained. When Read More ›


Megan’s Story Patient Story

As the year end approaches, it is a time to take stock of the things for which we are thankful. Today, we share the story of Megan. who supports Magee Read More ›


MWRI and STEM Research Insight

Educating and Impacting Lives Young and Old

Late last month, Magee-Womens Research Institute hosted 11 bright young women at the Carnegie Science Center. The purpose: To teach them the impact they Read More ›

Keeping AIDs Awareness Alive Research Insight

MWRI’s Battle Against Female HIV Infections At The Heart Of The Epidemic

December 1 was World AIDS Day, and though the day has passed, we still think about the global toll Read More ›

Give Big For Women And Infants News Story

November 28, 2017

Today is GiveBig Pittsburgh!

November 28 marks Give Big Pittsburgh, a time to celebrate the Pittsburgh nonprofits responsible for doing so much good for the community. Hosted by the Read More ›

Maternal Age, Fertility, and Worms Research Insight

Transparent, microscopic worms—yes, worms—may hold the key to understanding why human fertility decreases with age. In fact, genetic exchanges take place in the roundworm known as C. elegans much like Read More ›

Training the Next Generation of Experts News Story

May 22, 2017

A recent grant will help fund the next generation of reproductive biology trainees at Magee-Womens Research Institute.

Kyle Orwig, PhD, primary investigator at Magee-Womens Research Institute and director of Read More ›

Dr. Dezzutti Receives Grant for HIV Study News Story

May 22, 2017

Charlene Dezzutti, PhD, primary investigator at Magee-Womens Research Institute and Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, received a grant to support her work investigating factors Read More ›

Ending a Pattern of Prematurity Patient Story

Terri’s daughter and mother. Megan Bone, Margaret Zagrobelny, and Terri Bone

Terri Bone supports women’s health research for many reasons, but her biggest motivation is her family. “I want to Read More ›

It’s Time to Talk about Incontinence Research Insight

1 in 3 women experience episodes of incontinence, or leaking urine involuntarily. 50% of women who have delivered a child will experience incontinence. It’s more common than breast cancer.

So why Read More ›

Stress and Pregnancy Research Insight

How can I juggle work and parenthood? Am I eating the right foods? What happens if I go into labor early? With all of these questions — and more — Read More ›


9-90 Movement Research Insight

January 5, 2017

100% of the world’s population has been impacted by women’s health at one point in their lives.

Yes, even men.

Magee-Womens Research Institute’s 9-90TM Research

Pregnancy doesn’t impact just women, but Read More ›

Supporting Breast Cancer Research Year-Round Research Insight

The Other Breast Cancer Awareness Months

Technically October is officially dubbed Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but why shouldn’t November be, too? Or December? Or January, February, April, or May?

Thirty-One Days of Read More ›

New HOPE HIV Study News Story

The HOPE Study builds upon the results of the ASPIRE Study

During the AIDS 2016 meeting in Durban, South Africa, researchers affiliated with the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN) announced Read More ›

Former NICU Mom Gives Back News Story

Parents with a child in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) don’t have time to worry about the small stuff. All of their energy and focus is on their child Read More ›

Magee’s Zika Research News Story

Click the links below to read about the important work our researchers are doing to fight the Zika epidemic.

Magee-Womens Research Institute’s Dr. Yoel Sadovsky and Dr. Carolyn Coyne’s placenta research is included Read More ›