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Heart and Vascular Clinical Trials

Access to the newest clinical trials at premier academic medical centers is a vital aspect of providing innovative care to you.

Our heart and vascular experts lead trials as national principal investigators in multi-institutional studies. This means we can bring the treatments of tomorrow to UPMC today.

The UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute offers clinical trials in all medical and surgical specialties, including:

  • Heart failure.
  • Heart valve disease.
  • Coronary artery disease.

If you're thinking of taking part in a study, be sure to:

  • Talk to your cardiologist and care team about your current health and risk factors to make sure you qualify.
  • Ask your heart doctor to help you in discuss the decision with loved ones and address their questions or concerns.
  • Work with your doctor to sign and consent to trial treatment.
  • Remember it's voluntary. You may choose to or asked to cease participation in the trial at any time.

Search the US government's clinical trial database now for heart and vascular trials.

UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute Clinical Trials

Pitt + Me Clinical Trials

The Pitt+Me Registry is a program at the University of Pittsburgh's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI).

This group of researchers, patients, and volunteers from the greater Pittsburgh area work to advance science and improve health for future generations.

We encourage you to join the more than 300,000 people 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 heart and vascular research studies and clinical trials at Pitt+Me.

About Our Renowned Heart and Vascular Researchers

An advantage in choosing the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute for your care is that many of our doctors are also nationally and internationally renowned physician-scientists.

These experts maintain active clinical research and basic science labs funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Learn more about the Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, Blood, and Vascular Medicine Institute and how our team of scientists is advancing research in the heart, lung, and blood systems.