The Coyne Lab “In the News”

View current news clips below featuring the research, staff and advancements of the Coyne Lab for Virus Research at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC’s John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center. Please check back often for continued updates.

The Zika Virus

Science in the Crosshairs
NPR Science Friday (10/14/2016)

As Zika Cases Fade, Pitt Researchers Look for Clues on How the Virus is Transmitted, especially in pregnant women
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/7/2016)

We Know How Women Get Zika. But How Does The Virus Reach Their Babies?
NPR’s Weekend Edition (8/7/2016)

1 Organ Holds the Key to Zika's Devastating Birth Defects
Scientific American (5/16/2016)

A Race to Unravel the Secrets of the Zika Virus
The New York Times (5/9/2016)

Zika Virus Transmission Still Mysterious
NPR Science Friday (4/15/2016)

The Zika Virus: Unlocking its Secrets
CBS KDKA News (2/12/2016)

Virus Profilers Race To Figure Out What Makes Zika Tick
NPR’s All Things Considered (2/9/2016)

Placenta Work

Studies Shine Light on Mysterious Placenta, How it Goes Awry
National Post (8/11/2016)

The Greatest Barrier Reef: Teaching Placental Cells to Live in a Dish
Pitt Med (Summer 2016)

New Placenta Model Uses Space-age Technology
The Pitt News (3/24/2016)

3-D Cell Placenta Model Mimics Development, Microbial Resistance
National Institutes of Health (3/15/2016)

New Placenta Model Could Reveal How Birth Defect-causing Infectious Agents Cross From Mother to Baby
Science Daily (3/7/2016)

New Human Placenta Model For Studying Infection Resistance
Reliawire (3/7/2016)

Not Going Viral: How the Placenta Protects the Fetus
Pitt Med (Fall 2013)

Enterovirus Work

Scientists are Trading in Lab Mice for Hundreds of Mini-Brains on a Chip
Wired (2/9/17)

'Mini-guts' Offer Clues to Pediatric GI Illness
Science Daily (1/31/2017)

‘Mini-guts’ Show How Nasty Virus Invades
Futurity (1/31/2017)

Inside Passage: Researchers Shed Light on How Viruses Enter the Intestine
UPMC Press Release (1/30/2017)

Cozzarelli Prize

Pitt/MWRI Researchers Awarded Prestigious Cozzarelli Prize for Top Biomedical Sciences PNAS Paper of 2013
UPMC Press Release (3/7/2014)

Two sides to a Coyne
This Week in Virology Podcast (12/13/2015)

“Zika” and You Will Find
This Week in Virology Podcast (2/7/2016)