Pittsburgh Liver Research Center
Our mission is
to enable and promote multidisciplinary research
in all aspects of liver health and disease
for improved clinical outcomes.
Fostering team science
and promoting collaborations across disciplines
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Regenerative Medicine
Chronic Liver Diseases
Special Interest Groups

PLRC Receives NIDDK-DDRCC Funding

It is our great pleasure to announce the successful funding of the Pittsburgh Liver Research Center (PLRC) by the NIH/NIDDK through a P30 mechanism. We are now one of the 20 NIDDK-designated Digestive Disease Research Core Centers and one of three that are liver focused. 

Upcoming Liver Meetings


Upcoming Events

Seminars and events. Know what's coming.

See what's coming

Science 2019 - Question. - University of Pittsburgh
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Alumni Hall and William Pitt Union
Liver Seminar - Dr. Al Sirica
12:00pm to 1:00pm

1104 Scaife Hall
Chronic Liver Injury SIG - Dr. James Squires and Dr. Donghun Shin
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Berkman Boardroom - 7th floor Montefiore
PLRC Seminar Series - Dr. Tatiana Kisseleva
12:00pm to 1:00pm

S120 BST

Spotlight - Scott Morley, MBA

Scott Morley is the Director of the Coulter Program and an Entrepreneur-in-Residence with the Innovation Institute at the University of Pittsburgh. In these roles, he works with faculty researchers to commercialize their biomedical innovations.
Scott has broad experience in technology development, clinical trials, regulatory strategy, marketing, and sales.  He began his career at ALung Technologies, a Pittsburgh-based medical device company, where he developed and commercialized artificial lung technologies. Prior to joining Pitt, he founded 3Rivers MedTech LLC, providing innovation and commercialization services to the medtech industry.  Scott is a two-time graduate of the University of Pittsburgh having earned a BS from the Swanson School of Engineering (Bioengineering) and an MBA from Katz Graduate School of Business (Marketing). 
Office: 412-624-0403
Office location: 120 McKee Place