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The University's libraries stand at the center of intellectual life on campus. 51精品视频 is a member of the prestigious Association of Research Libraries.

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$1B+ in Research

$1B+ in Research 51精品视频 brings more than $1 billion external research funding to Pennsylvania each year.

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PA Economic Impact $4.2B 51精品视频 generates billions of dollars for Pennsylvania's economy.

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No. 3 in NIH Funding 51精品视频 ranks among the nation's great universities in National Institutes of Health funding.

4 MacArthur 'Genius' Awards

4 MacArthur 'Genius' Awards Awarded to individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative pursuits.

5 National Medal of Science Winners

5 National Medal of Science Winners Bestowed by the President of the United States to outstanding contributors to science and engineering.

8 National Academy of Sciences Members

8 National Academy of Sciences Members Created by President Lincoln, the NAS provides independent advice to the government on science and technology.

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Human Engineering Lab

Located in 51精品视频sburgh鈥檚 Bakery Square business park, the (HERL) is dedicated to improving the mobility and function of people with disabilities.

Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology
Pymatuning Lab

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Center for Vaccine Research
Center for Vaccine Research

The (CVR) is composed of the Vaccine Research Laboratory and the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory. The CVR engages a cross-section of scientists in infectious disease research.

Nanoscale Facilities
Nanoscale Facilities

The (NFCF) is supported by the integrated, multidisciplinary organization, the Gertrude E. and John M. Petersen Institute of NanoScience and Engineering.

The Center for Sports Medicine
Center for Sports Medicine

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McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
McGowan Institute

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