Clinical trials are research studies involving human volunteers who are closely monitored by:
If you are considering participation in a clinical trial, it is important to:
Learn more about the University of Pittsburgh's Pitt+Me Registry.
Search the US government's clinical trial database now for heart and vascular trials.
The Pitt+Me Registry is a program of the University of Pittsburgh's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) that engages researchers, patients, and volunteers from the greater Pittsburgh community in an effort to advance science and improve health for future generations.
We encourage you to join the more than 100,000 participants in the Pitt+Me Registry who have signed up to receive our newsletter and hear more about research opportunities that may be of interest.
Learn more about research studies and clinical trials that are related to heart and circulation.
Dr. Catalin Toma served as the local principal investigator on a study of stem-cell therapy for heart failure treatment. Results were recently published and presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology.
Dr. Marc Simon served as the lead investigator on a study of the effectiveness of inhaled sodium nitrite therapy for patients with pulmonary hypertension. Updated study results were recently published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
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.