Vascular Surgery News
The University of Pittsburgh paid tribute to the outstanding achievements of its faculty and students during their 42nd annual Honors Convocation on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Music Hall in Oakland.
The article "Using Novel Stent, Pitt Researchers Aim to Double Number of Successful Organ Donations" in the January 16, 2018 issue of Pittwire spotlighted research by Bryan W. Tillman, MD, PhD to develop an innovative stent to improve the preservation of donor organs for transplantation.
Congratulations to Vascular Surgery T32 Research Resident Catherine Go, MD, who won "Best Presentation of the Year" at the Bridgeside Research Forum for her presentation “The RESCUE Stent for NonCompressible Traumatic Hemorrhage” on September 22, 2017.
The article “NIH grant for Pitt/UPMC is aimed at improving viability of organs for transplant” published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on November 21, 2017, spotlights research by Bryan W. Tillman, MD, PhD to develop a stent to improve blood flow to abdominal organs and preserve their viability for transplantation.
Congratulations to team members Dr. Ulka Sachdev, Shiyi Shen, Yi Zhu, and Michele Morris, whose project received a $25,000 award in the 2017 Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh) competition, where teams compete by pitching innovative solutions to challenging health problems.