The cardiology research program thrives under the new leadership of Bernhard Kühn, MD, with continued funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to perform multicenter trials in pediatric heart transplantation, development of novel mechanical circulatory support devices for use in children, and expansion of the fellowship program.
Collaborations and Affiliations
Strong research collaborations exist within the University of Pittsburgh's research enterprise:
- Swanson School of Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering
- Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
- Vascular Medicine Institute
- School of Medicine, Department of Developmental Biology, Cardiac Genetics Research Program