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The University of Pittsburgh was founded in 1787, the same year the constitution was signed, as the Pittsburgh Academy. The University of Pittsburgh is now a state research university and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which is made up of 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America. The University of Pittsburgh comprises 16 campus-based schools and colleges, numerous centers and institutes, and four regional campuses across the state of Pennsylvania in the towns of Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, and Titusville. The University of Pittsburgh is home to 24,980 undergraduate students, 10,034 graduate students, 4,450 full-time faculty, and 813 part-time faculty. There are over 302,000 alumni of the University of Pittsburgh worldwide.

The Stem Cell Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh represents ...

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