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UPMC Heart and Vascular Experts to Present at the American Heart Association’s Annual Scientific Sessions

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute will be well-represented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions in New Orleans on Saturday, Nov. 12 – Wednesday, Nov. 16. Faculty research will be presented in both oral and abstract presentations. November 13, 2016 511 – The Role Of Exposure To Environmental Pollutants In Racial Disparity In Cardiovascular […]

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UPMC 2016 Lung Transplant Conference Wet Lab

Jonathan D’Cunha, MD, PhD, FACS, discusses the Heart/Lung Procurement Wet Lab component of the 2016 Lung Transplant Conference. The conference will be held in Pittsburgh on Thursday, Nov. 10 and Friday, Nov.11, 2016.   To learn more and register for the event, visit the event website.

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UPMC Lung Transplant Conference 2016

UPMC is hosting its first ever annual lung transplant conference on Thursday, Nov. 10 and Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. Jonathan D’Cunha, MD, PhD, FACS, and Matthew Morrell, MD, discuss highlights of the 2016 Lung Transplant Conference:   To learn more and register for the event, visit the event website.

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14th Annual Vascular Symposium Preview

The 14th Annual Pittsburgh Vascular Symposium will take place August 26-27, 2016 at the Omni William Penn Hotel. This event will provide evaluation and critique of the current and future standards of care in the treatment of the vascular patient with respect to medical management, as well as endovascular and open therapies for the primary […]

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Retrievable Stent for Bleeding Control in Patients with Gunshot Wounds

  In a Department of Defense-funded study, Bryan Tillman, MD, PhD, is currently investigating the safety and effectiveness of a retrievable stent for bleeding control in patients with gunshot wounds to the chest and abdomen. Hear more about the study from Dr. Tillman.

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Cholesterol Control and other Highlights from ACC 2016

The 2016 American College of Cardiology Conference was recently held in Chicago. One of the topics at this year’s conference was cholesterol control. For many years, high cholesterol has been viewed as a potentially fatal condition. Now it may be slowly becoming a condition that is easier for doctors to manage thanks to new advances […]

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International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 36th Annual Scientific Sessions

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and UPMC Cardiothoracic Transplant Department will be well-represented at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 36th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions in Washington, DC. Faculty research will be featured in both oral and poster presentations throughout the conference, including: Wednesday, April 27 Pre-Meeting Symposium 01: Anticoagulation […]

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