Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
The bacteria that inhabit the human body are known as the commensal microbiota. These microbiota contribute to multiple aspects of host physiology and perhaps most saliently to the immune system at mucosal sites, which are directly adjacent to sites of high bacterial concentration.
The Hand Lab is focused upon two main aspects of mucosal immunity:
The latter comprises factors that lead to perturbation of the microbiome-immune relationship, including infection-induced changes, bacterial factors, nutrient-induced shifts and how these various changes in the microbiota may indicate infection and drive immune response.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
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Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.