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The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology’s (ARVO) Annual Meeting is taking place in Seattle from May 1-5, 2016. A number of UPMC Eye Center faculty members will be presenting, including: May 1, 2016 1:30 pm Morgan Fedorchak, PhD, Development of a semi-permanent, controlled release antibiotic eye drop May 2, 2016 11:30 am James […]
Andrew Althouse, PhD, leads the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute’s Clinical Biostatistics Core (HVI-CBC), which supports HVI research. Hear more about the CBC’s work, and what makes the program unique, from Dr. Althouse.
The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute will be well-represented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 65th Annual Scientific Session in Chicago. Faculty research was featured in both oral and poster presentations throughout the conference, including: Saturday, April 2 ACC.i2 Aortic and Mitral Disease, AMI: Innovation, Outcomes, and Practice Early Recovery of Left Ventricular Ejection […]
The 2nd Annual Transradial and Complex Cardiac Interventions Symposium will take place in Pittsburgh on Saturday, April 16, 2016. This year’s event will provide an understanding of transradial catheterizations as well as complex interventions, case presentations, and major evidence generated in transradial practice over the last year. Course director Krishna Tummalapalli, MD offers a preview […]
Updates from the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology: Jake Cooper, MD, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, published a paper on portomesenteric venous thrombosis in the journal Clinical Pediatrics. Cheryl Hillery, MD, clinical director of Hematology in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, was invited to be part of the NIH NHLBI Clinical […]
The UPMC Pituitary Center is an innovative program that offers a comprehensive team approach to treat pituitary and skull base tumors. A team of experts, including neurosurgeons, ophthalmologists, endocrinologists, and radiologists, are available to provide consultations and testing for patients, all within the same day, allowing for a truly integrated and convenient approach to patient […]
Dennis McNamara, MD, published “Clinical Outcomes for Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in North America: Results of the IPAC Study (Investigations of Pregnancy-Associated Cardiomyopathy)” in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology in August 2015. The outcomes report noted that certain factors, including race and both the level of left ventricular dysfunction and remodeling upon entry into […]
John Gorcsan, MD presented “Association of persistent or worsened echocardiographic dyssynchrony with unfavorable clinical outcomes in heart failure patients with narrow QRS width: a subgroup of analysis of the EchoCRT trial” at the European Society of Cardiology 2015 Congress in London, England. He discussed how while the trial showed no benefit for cardiac resynchronization therapy […]
October 24-28, 2015 Montreal, Canada At CHEST 2015 Patty George, MD, sat down with PAH TV to discuss some factors that determine when a patient should have a lung transplant. Watch the interview here.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology 2015 Annual Meeting will take place November 14-17 in Las Vegas. A number of UPMC Eye Center faculty members will be presenting, including: November 14, 2015 11:28 a.m. – 1:40 p.m. Ken Nischal, MD, FRCOphth Surgical Surprises – The Morning After 11:35 – 11:50 am Gabrielle Bonhomme, MD It Hurts When […]