UPMC has long been a leader in cardiovascular care, with a rich history in clinical research and innovation.
At the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute, our patients benefit from having access to some of the most current and promising procedures and medications.
Our expertise in diagnosing and treating a large and diverse volume of patients, along with our commitment to advancing scientific discovery, has helped us develop a very strong catalog of research on heart and vascular diseases.
Our clinicians, surgeons, and physicians conduct ongoing heart and vascular clinical trials and research studies to:
In 2013, the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and the University of Pittsburgh Vascular Medicine Institute announced the creation of the Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, Blood, and Vascular Medicine Institute, which aims to carry out cutting-edge basic and translational research in the heart, lung, and blood systems.
Open heart surgery may be the best treatment option for most patients with more than one blocked coronary artery, according to new research from Suresh Mulukutla, MD, and other UPMC experts. Learn more.
Learn more about the centers and cores at the Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, Blood, and Vascular Medicine Institute and how our multidisciplinary team of scientists is advancing research in the heart, lung, and blood systems.