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COVID-19 in Adults With Congenital Heart Disease
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Vol. 77 No. 13
Functional and molecular effects of TNF-α on human iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes
Stem Cell Research, April 2021
In Search of "Hepatic Factor": Lack of Evidence for ALK1 Ligands BMP9 and BMP10
American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine, January 2021
Wellness experts say raising heart-healthy kids involves families, schools
The Tribune-Democrat (2/2/20)
'They saved my son’s life' -- Children's Walk brings out thousands
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/2/2019)
Family going through tough heart battles
UPMC Children's Hospital enlisted by Florida hospital for cardiothoracic services
Pittsburgh Business Times (2/26/2019)
At Wolfson Children’s Hospital, more eyes on tiny hearts of very young
Florida Times-Union (2/26/2019)
Advanced pediatric heart diagnostics and treatment coming to Jacksonville hospital
Action News Jax (2/26/2019)
Wolfson announces partnership to better serve patients
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Partners with Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville to Provide Cardiothoracic Surgery Services
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (2/26/19)
Heart Camp gives hope to heart patients
Ellwood City Ledger (6/15/2018)
Pittsburgh doctor treats local girl's rare heart problem; mom survives similar scare
Brighton Township teen named ambassador for hospital network
Beaver County Times (4/16/2018)
Local boy beats cancer and heart failure
A mended heart
Washington Observer-Reporter (2/2/2018)
Turner Dairy Farms raising funds with drinkable dessert
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (1/29/2018)
Young athlete who received a new heart for Christmas years ago encourages others to donate
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/26/2017)
Children's Hospital was well represented at the International Society of Heart & Lung Transplantation's (ISHLT) Annual Meeting in San Diego in April. Brian Feingold, MD, MS, FAHA, has begun a two-year term as chair of the Pediatric Thoracic Transplantation and Heart Failure Council of the ISHLT. He also presented an invited talk on alloantibodies (sensitization) and transplant outcomes. Jen Picarsic, MD, an attending in Pediatric Pathology, had an oral presentation of research on histology of late failing heat allografts. Massimo Mangiola, PhD, assistant director of the Histocompatibility Lab, presented a poster on unique alloantibody diagnosis and care in pediatric heart transplant patients.
Congratulations to the nurses honored in Pittsburgh Magazine's Excellence in Nursing feature, including those representing the Heart Institute.
Diane Hupp, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Kristen Straka, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Advanced Practice Nurse
Jamie Bloch, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
See full list here
Guests bond over shared experiences at Heart Camp for Kids
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (6/25/2016)
National Donor Day highlights importance of lifesaving organ gift
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (2/14/2016)
Staff from the Heart Institute at Children's wore red on National Wear Red Day, Feb. 5, to raise awareness of heart disease in women. And for Heart Month, marked each February.
Google Cardboard saves baby's life
Sub Marathon Man
90.5 WESA (6/20/2015)
We first met our guest Darren Miller as attempted to become the first American man to complete the Ocean’s Seven Challenge. Having accomplished that mission Darren has set his sights on a new challenge. This Saturday he will attempt the Sub 3 Marathon at Presque Isle State Park on Lake Erie. Like his other athletic endeavors this challenge is to raise money and awareness for charity. Also taking part in the conversation is Miller’s fiance, marathon swimmer, Alli DeFrancesco.
Carpenters from Seoul constructing Korean Nationality Room at Pitt
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6/17/2015)
Essential Pittsburgh: Healing the Hearts of Pittsburgh Children
90.5 WESA (6/11/2015)
For a heart-transplant patient and her family, Pittsburgh’s food helps heal
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (4/8/2015)
Teen is Heart Hero at Westmoreland and Indiana Heart Ball
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (3/29/2015)
Couple create T-shirt fundraiser to give back to hospital
New Castle News (3/10/2015)
Boxing Champ's Daughter Doing Well After Heart Transplant
ABC Action News (3/9/2015)
My Grandson Nolan's Journey
Pennsylvania State Representative Garth Everett recounts the medical journey of his grandson Nolan, who underwent a heart transplant at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
Medical professionals learning more about hypoplastic heart disease
Uniontown Herald-Standard (1/26/2015)
Pittsburgh doctor's discoveries could help pediatric cardiac patients
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/7/2014)
Cunningham's daughter recovering
ESPN Boxing (12/6/2014)
Cornell Junior-Senior High student, mom recall teen's near-death experience
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11/26/2014)
Heart transplant in kids: speedy operation 'better than waiting for match'
Medical News Today (11/20/2014)
Kids Who Need Heart Transplant Should Get the First Available, Study Says
12-year-old's donated heart joins families, lets her memory live
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (10/20/2014)
Steve Cunningham: Fighting for Her Life
Daughter's ailment keeps things in perspective for Cunningham
Morell to lead new Children's partnership
Pittsburgh Business Times (10/6/2014)
Dr. Bill Neches, Hosting Heart Camp for Kids
90.5 WESA (7/25/2014)
Half a heart, full life: Teen stands as walking miracle
Las Vegas Review-Journal (7/12/2014)
Kindergartner with heart defect throws first pitch Saturday
The Daily Athenaeum (4/28/2014)
Young hearts at risk
Uniontown Herald-Standard (2/24/2014)
Middle-schooler recovering from heart surgery at center of fight to raise awareness
Valley News Dispatch (2/10/2014)
Concerned parents, organizations moving to get kids moving
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (12/11/2013)
Go Red event shows women can move beyond heart disease diagnosis
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (11/17/2013)
Peca Labs: three young entrepreneurs developing a heart valve for children
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (8/6/2013)
Kids Find Common Bond, Comfort At Heart Camp
Fear of ICD Shock Impairs Sexual Function
Medpage Today (6/4/2013)
New Legislation Hopes To Prevent Cardiac Deaths
KDKA-TV, CBS (2/12/2013)
Children’s Book Helping Little Girl Share Her Story
Transplants provide inspiration for recipient to become medical tech
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (8/15/2012)
Sanchez’s ‘Little Bro’ Gets Heart
Altoona Mirror (5/19/2012)
Today's Kids May Be Destined for Adult Heart Disease
U.S. News & World Report (Healthday) (5/4/2012)
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