Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) was founded in 1900 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CMU has approximately 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students. CMU has seven colleges and schools. Most notably is the Carnegie Institute of Technology, Mellon College of Science, School of Computer Science and John Heinz III College. CMU is ranked in the top 200 univerisities world-wide and rated in the top 25 of USA research centers by U.S. News & World Report.

Address
Alumni House 5017 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Website
http://www.cmu.edu/index.shtml
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnegie_Mellon_University

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Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Precision rehabilitation may prevent osteoarthritis

Athletes and sports fans know that a torn ACL knocks a player out of the game, requires surgical repair and involves a long recovery. But for many injured athletes, being temporarily sidelined is only the beginning of a lifelong ...

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Neuroscience

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Psychology & Psychiatry

Detecting depression and partner violence risk during pregnancy

Carnegie Mellon University engineering and public policy researchers Kristen Allen, a Ph.D. student, and Alex Davis, an associate professor, have new research that could complement the ability of doctors to aid recently or ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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Health

Text reminders boost vaccine appointments

Coronavirus infections among vaccinated people are on the decline but for the unvaccinated, cases continue to increase. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the University of California, Los Angeles found text-based ...

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