Cardiology News

Tears Shed as Heart Transplant Recipient Meets Young Donor's Family

April 16, 2015

UR Medicine Heart Team Uses 3D Printing to Save Woman’s Life

April 13, 2015

$2.5 Million Grant Funds Research on Preventing Damage from Heart Attack

April 06, 2015

UR Medicine Heart Team Uses 3D Printing to Save Woman’s Life

April 01, 2015

Strong West Adds Fourth Health Talk to Spring Slate

February 16, 2015

Romance Blooms for 2 Seniors on Rochester Heart Transplant Unit

February 02, 2015

UR Medicine Offers Screenings, Health Talk for American Heart Month

January 27, 2015

Strong West Continues Free Community Health Talks this Spring

January 23, 2015

Local Health Groups Launch Campaign to Increase Organ Donors

January 20, 2015

Implantable Diagnostic Technology Advances

October 21, 2014

2 Heart Transplants Lead to 1 Romance for Buffalo Couple

September 29, 2014

“Face Time” for the Heart Diagnoses Cardiac Disease

August 29, 2014

Sip, Savor & Support Funds Daily Comforts at Harbor House

August 25, 2014

URMC Mourns Passing of Pediatric Cardiologist Chloe Alexson

August 22, 2014

City, UR Medicine Offer Free Screenings at 6th Annual Women’s Health Fair

August 22, 2014

UR Medicine Cardiologists Offer Free Heart Screenings Sept. 13 at Eastview Mall

August 20, 2014

$4M NIH Grant Supports UR Research to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death

August 12, 2014

Baby Aspirin? Many Doctors Don’t Recommend, Despite Guidelines

August 05, 2014

After Long Recovery, Camillus Man Returns Home with Total Artificial Heart

June 30, 2014

Men’s Health Day Returns on June 13

May 27, 2014

Bradford C. Berk, M.D., Ph.D., Gives $1.5 Million to University of Rochester

May 14, 2014

UR Medicine Cardiologists Pen Manual on Cardiovascular Disease in Women

April 30, 2014

Retired Ithaca Teacher Gets New Heart at Strong Memorial Hospital

April 24, 2014

Heart/Stroke Association Honors UR Medicine for Highest Quality Care

April 22, 2014

Allegany Carpenter Awaits Heart Transplant, Urges Organ Donation

April 10, 2014

Ithaca Man gets Miniature Implantable Device to Monitor Heart Rhythm

April 09, 2014

Device Saves Lives in Heart Failure Patients

March 30, 2014

Strong West Plans Free Community Health Talks

February 11, 2014

Heart Researchers to Study a Leading Cause of Sudden Death in Young People with $2.9 Million Grant

February 05, 2014

URMC Introduces New Therapy to Lower Sky-High Cholesterol

January 29, 2014

URMC Cardiologists Offer Free Heart Screenings Feb. 12 at Greece Ridge Mall

January 28, 2014

Hamburg Man Raises Awareness of Organ Donation

December 19, 2013

Jones Memorial and URMC Expand Neurology and Cardiology Services

December 10, 2013

O’Donovan Named Administrator of URMC Strong West

November 26, 2013

Heffer Joins Heart and Vascular Service Line as Administrator

November 08, 2013

New Initiative Will Focus on Improving Care Outcomes

October 24, 2013

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Features URMC’s Novel Heart Treatment in Oct. 24 Episode

October 18, 2013

Gift of Life Lets Wheatfield Man Gain Strength to Help Raise 2 Young Children

August 15, 2013

URMC Heart Research Expands to Asia with Launch of New Device Trial

August 06, 2013

Retired Ithaca Teacher Raises Awareness of Organ Donation

July 24, 2013

URMC Contributes to Landmark Study on Origins of Congenital Heart Disease

July 23, 2013

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Honors URMC for Excellent Cardiac Care

July 15, 2013

Ninth Men’s Health Day is set for June 13

May 29, 2013

URMC Honored for Stroke, Cardiac Programs

May 28, 2013

Organ Donation Highlights Benefit for Harbor House June 15

May 22, 2013

Heart Surgeons Perform 2 Transplants in 1 Day at URMC

April 16, 2013

Amerks To Host “Donate Life Night” On Friday

April 08, 2013

Karen’s Walk, 5K April 6 to Benefit URMC Heart Failure Research

March 12, 2013

Students, Fellows Mine Heart Data to Improve the Science of Cardiac Care

March 12, 2013

Upstate New York’s 1st Total Artificial Heart Patient Leaves URMC Following Successful Heart Transplant

March 01, 2013

Handheld Device Expedites Care for Heart Patients

February 04, 2013

URMC Cardiologists Offer Free Heart Screenings Feb. 12 at Marketplace Mall

January 29, 2013

Holidays Bring New Hope for Woman after Life-saving Heart Transplant

December 21, 2012

Harbor House Receives $77,317 in Donations to Support Home with a Heart

December 20, 2012

Predicting Risk of Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death: There’s a Computer Model for That

December 12, 2012

New Nuclear Imaging System at URMC Hastens Diagnosis of Heart Disease

November 14, 2012

Small Change in Defibrillator Therapy Leads to Huge Benefits for Heart Patients

November 06, 2012

Allegany County Man Gets New Aortic Valve without Open Heart Surgery

October 16, 2012

Southern Tier Woman Benefits from Less Invasive Heart Valve Replacement

October 09, 2012

North Tonawanda Man Has Life-saving Heart Transplant in Rochester

September 17, 2012

URMC Introduces Less Invasive Heart Valve Replacement to Region

August 22, 2012

Fighting an Uphill Paddle

August 10, 2012

Highland Offers Free Heart Screenings to Student-Athletes

August 08, 2012

Brain Surgeon Works with Cardiologist to Repair Cortland Woman’s Heart

August 07, 2012

Highland Welcomes Angelo Pedulla, M.D., to Cardiology

July 26, 2012

URMC Transplant Surgeons Give Horseheads Man New Heart

July 23, 2012

University and IBM Scientists Gather to Explore Collaboration

June 27, 2012

URMC’s Novel Care for Rare Heart Condition Featured on Discovery Health Channel

June 19, 2012

Teamwork Saves Retired Restaurateur after Sudden Cardiac Death

June 05, 2012

University of Rochester and IBM Expand Partnership in Pursuit of New Frontiers in Health

May 11, 2012

One of Few Female Electrophysiologists Hones in On Heart Rhythm Disorders in Women

May 10, 2012

Utica-area Man Receives Heart Transplant at University of Rochester Medical Center

May 09, 2012

URMC 1st in U.S. Honored for Hypertension Care, Heart Disease Prevention

April 26, 2012

URMC Clinical Trial Tests New Regimen for Hypertension

April 26, 2012

URMC Cardiothoracic Surgeon Honored by National Society

February 09, 2012

Asian-Americans Getting Better Heart Attack Care

January 10, 2012

Syracuse Woman Raises Awareness of Joining Organ Donor Registry

December 05, 2011

URMC Receives Patent for Implantable Diagnostic Technology

November 10, 2011

Greece Father of Two Awaits Heart Transplant at URMC

October 31, 2011

Grateful Patient’s Family hosts Oct. 22 Blood Drive

October 19, 2011

Beyond Pills: Cardiologists Examine Alternatives To Halt High Blood Pressure

August 30, 2011

Artificial Heart Device Gives Philosophy Professor Valuable Time

August 05, 2011

URMC Heart Failure Expert 1st to Earn Prestigious Certification

June 20, 2011

URMC Heart Expert Elected President of American College of Cardiology Chapter

May 26, 2011

Genetic Defects Hold Clues to Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

May 10, 2011

Moss Awarded Heart Rhythm Society’s Top Honor for Exceptional Contributions to Field

May 09, 2011

April 30 Karen’s Walk, 5K Benefits URMC Heart Failure Research

April 11, 2011

Landmark MADIT-CRT Trial Yields More Information on Treatment Benefits in Patients with Mild Heart Failure

April 05, 2011

Device Drops Blood Pressure in Patients With Difficult-to-Treat Hypertension

April 05, 2011

To Bring Effective Therapies to Patients Quicker, Use the Team Approach

March 02, 2011

Researchers Pinpoint Patients Who Receive Greatest Benefit from Heart Failure Treatment

March 01, 2011

Therapy to Prevent Heart Failure More Effective in Women than Men

February 07, 2011

Cardiologists Set Valentine’s Day Heart Screening at Strong Memorial Hospital

January 28, 2011

Father’s Love for Children Leads to 225-Pound Weight Loss, Strong Heart

December 21, 2010

URMC Researchers Don’t Skip a Beat at Major Heart Conference

November 18, 2010

Strong Memorial Gets American Heart Association ‘Gold Rating’ for Care

November 12, 2010

Chest Pain Drug Put to Test Against Arrhythmias

October 11, 2010

AstraZeneca Joins Rochester Initiative to Further Cardiac Safety

September 22, 2010

5th Annual Harbor House Event Supports Lodging for Patients, Families

August 31, 2010

7-3400 First Progressive Care Unit in State to Receive AACN Honor

August 13, 2010

AHA Lauds URMC Cardiovascular, Heart Failure, Stroke Programs

July 14, 2010

Cardiac Specialist Joins URMC Electrophysiology Team

June 25, 2010

Jazz Musician, Nazareth Professor Enjoys Life Again Thanks to Artificial Heart Device

June 14, 2010

Cardiac Specialist Returns to Wellsville Cardiology

June 08, 2010

Rochester Academy of Medicine Presents Kaiser Medal to Berk

May 17, 2010

URMC Developing Atrial Fibrillation Center

May 14, 2010

New EP Lab Offers Curative Therapy with Reduced Risks

May 14, 2010

FDA Approves Destination Therapy Device for Heart Failure

April 09, 2010

Rochester-Led Study Leads to Recommendation for Use of Heart Failure Treatment Nationwide

March 19, 2010

As Girth Grows, Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death Shrinks

March 16, 2010

Students Take Center Stage at National Cardiology Conference

March 12, 2010

Atrial Fibrillation Treatment Using Specialized Catheter Results in Better Outcomes Compared to Drug Therapy

January 26, 2010

URMC Launches New Center for Cardiac Safety and Innovation

November 11, 2009

Cardiologist Receives Golden Lionel Award in Venice

October 05, 2009

Trial Published in the New England Journal of Medicine Reports on New Therapy that Prevents Heart Failure

September 01, 2009

Device Significantly Reduces Blood Pressure, Improves Heart Function

August 25, 2009

New Therapy Found To Prevent Heart Failure

June 23, 2009

Income, Education, Important Factors in Heart Disease Risk

June 16, 2009

Thomas Pearson Elected to Hopkins Society of Scholars

May 21, 2009

ICDs Extend the Lives of Heart Attack Survivors by a Year: Study

May 14, 2009

Study in Nature Medicine Establishes Major New Treatment Target in Diseased Arteries

May 11, 2009

June 13 Event Benefits Harbor House of Rochester

May 07, 2009

URMC Cardiac ICU Earns Third Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence

April 28, 2009

Friends of Strong Memorial Hospital Seeks Teen Volunteers

April 14, 2009

Fundraiser to benefit heart transplant patient from Syracuse

March 12, 2009

Hands To Hair Salon in Greece Holds Open House, Raises Awareness About Organ Donation

February 05, 2009

New Imaging Technology at Strong Provides 3D Views of the Heart

February 03, 2009

Pfizer Joins URMC Drug Safety Initiative

January 12, 2009

Heavy snow, cold temperatures can be dangerous to your heart health

December 23, 2008

Cardiologist Receives Prestigious Glorney-Raisbeck Award

December 04, 2008

URMC Welcomes New Chief of Cardiology from Johns Hopkins

December 02, 2008

Mini Heart Attacks Lessen Damage from Major Ones

December 02, 2008

Wellsville Cardiology Practice Expands to Enhance Services

November 17, 2008

American Heart Association Lauds Strong Memorial

November 14, 2008

Study Presented at AHA Details How Diabetes Drives Extra Heart Attack Damage

November 11, 2008

Pearson Lands Two National Leadership Appointments

November 07, 2008

SON Researcher’s Heart Failure Work Lands Esteemed HFSA Award

October 22, 2008

Division of General Medicine Welcomes New Chief

October 13, 2008

Researchers Study Prevention of Blood Clots in Cancer Patients

October 07, 2008

Cholesterol Research, Begun in the ‘Little Skate,’ Garners Award

October 01, 2008

Study Reveals How Blood Flow Force Protects Against Atherosclerosis

August 25, 2008

Elastic Mesh Device That Cradles Heart May Impede Cardiomyopathy

July 31, 2008

Motorcyclists Help WNY Heart Transplant Patients

July 18, 2008

AHA Recognizes Quality of URMC Cardiac, Heart Failure, Stroke Programs

July 15, 2008

Positive Thinking is Prescription for the Heart

July 14, 2008

URMC, FDA to Collaborate on National Data Repository for Heart Research

July 09, 2008

Study Provides Detail on How Low Blood Flow Promotes Vascular Disease

June 23, 2008

Wilson Magnet Students Benefit from URMC Apprenticeship Program

May 23, 2008

Ideal Treatment for Potentially Fatal Heart Condition Changes with Age

May 20, 2008

Cardiologist Receives Prestigious Kaiser Medal for Decades of Leadership

May 20, 2008

Government Funds Rochester Heart Rhythm Disorder Research into Third Decade

May 20, 2008

June 14 Event to Benefit Heart Failure and Transplant Program

April 30, 2008

Flag-Raising Ceremony to Celebrate Gift of Organ and Tissue Donation

April 25, 2008

Angina Drug Potentially Useful Against Heart Rhythm Disorders

April 08, 2008

Cardiac Nurse Practitioner Receives National Clinical Practice Award

March 14, 2008

Study in Circulation Research Details How Diabetes Drives Atherosclerosis

March 13, 2008

URMC Cardiac Team Celebrates 100th Heart Transplant

February 26, 2008

Decades-Old Question Answered: How Do Flexing Muscles Call For More Blood?

February 18, 2008

Tickets for 17th Annual Gala Wine Tasting Are Still On Sale

February 13, 2008

Cigarette After Valentine Snuggle Deadlier for Some

February 12, 2008

Talk on Cardiovascular Health After Cancer Feb. 7 at Wilmot Cancer Center

January 21, 2008

Friends of Strong to Hold 17th Annual Gala Wine Tasting

January 10, 2008

Cardiac ICU Earns Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence

December 18, 2007

Aab Cardiovascular Institute Researcher Wins Prestigious Award at American Heart Association Annual Meeting

November 08, 2007

Rochester Team Recognized Nationally for Care and Support of Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

November 08, 2007

Friends of Strong Fashion Show set for November 3

October 23, 2007

National PBS documentary about the heart highlights URMC cardiac specialists

October 22, 2007

Jarvik Artificial Heart Pump Helps First Patient in Upstate New York

October 18, 2007

Wilmot Cancer Center Honors Scientist for Cell Signaling Discovery

October 18, 2007

Study Reveals How Stem Cells Decide To Become Either Skeletal or Smooth Muscle

October 10, 2007

Study to consider social risk in guiding prevention of heart disease

October 04, 2007

Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute Opens in Henrietta

August 20, 2007

Clots and Cancer Carry Hidden Double Risk

August 02, 2007

Velarde Receives National Hispanic Health Leadership Award

July 31, 2007

Women’s Cardiac Trial Uses Ultrasound to Check Health of Vessels

July 05, 2007

Quality of Cardiac, Stroke Programs Recognized by AHA

June 06, 2007

Brighton Schools to Induct Berk into 2007 Alumni Hall of Fame

May 30, 2007

Taubman To Chair Department Of Medicine

May 14, 2007

May 18 Event to Benefit Heart Failure and Transplant Patients

April 24, 2007

May 18 Event to Benefit Program in Heart Failure and Transplantation

March 30, 2007

Cardiac Expert Offers Free Workshop about Heart Failure on April 17

March 23, 2007

Cardiac Expert Offers Free Health Workshop on Feb. 27

February 19, 2007

Friends of Strong to Hold 16th Annual Gala Wine Tasting

February 01, 2007

Rats on a Road Trip Reveal Pollution-Heart Disease Risk

January 31, 2007

Board Excellence Awards Recognize Employees, Teams

January 30, 2007

Rochester’s Taubman Named Editor of American Heart Association Journal

December 21, 2006

Early Clinical Trial Findings Show Significant Reduction in Blood Pressure with Implantable Device

November 14, 2006

Rochester Researchers Join Federal Initiative to Improve Drug Safety

September 28, 2006

Cardiologist’s ‘Living Chip’ Changes Science of Disease Monitoring

September 15, 2006

JAMA Study Provides Clues to Cause of Sudden Cardiac Death in Teens

September 13, 2006

Buffalo man gets second chance with permanent heart pump

August 24, 2006

University of Rochester Names New Medical Center CEO

July 10, 2006

Successful Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death Has Implications For Heart Failure

June 12, 2006

iCardiac, URMC Ink Exclusive Agreement for Breakthrough Medical Technology

May 25, 2006

Heart Experts to Offer Advice at Second Opinion Health Conference

May 24, 2006

Event June 3 to Benefit Heart Transplant Patients

May 19, 2006

Researcher Wins 2006 Thomas R. Lee Award from American Diabetes Association

May 04, 2006

Study in Science Holds Promise for a New Approach to Drug Therapy

April 20, 2006

May 6 Walk and 5K Run to Aid Heart Failure Research

April 04, 2006

Study Highlighted at ACC Better Identifies Patients at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death

March 14, 2006

Get a 'Second Opinion' From Region's Most Respected Heart Experts

March 01, 2006

Heart Failure Rates Rise since 1970s

February 14, 2006

Study Finds 60 New Genes Controlled by DNA Snippet

February 01, 2006

Researchers Study Multi-Purpose Drug

February 01, 2006

First Two Research Awards From University-Industry Partnership

January 24, 2006

Stem Cell Study Seeks to Prevent Heart Failure

January 23, 2006

Study Finds Implantable Defibrillators as Effective in Women as in Men

December 22, 2005

Heart Failure, Transplant Team Recognized for Work with Artificial Heart Pumps

December 14, 2005

Scientists Probe Air Pollution-Heart Disease Link

December 12, 2005

The Big Chill: Dramatically Improving Life After Heart Attack

November 02, 2005

Strong Women’s Heart Program Hosts Unique Symposium This Week

September 20, 2005

$10M Grant To Support Research on Inflammation's Role in Heart Disease

August 17, 2005

Golisano Children’s Hospital hires new chief pediatric cardiologist

May 19, 2005

Can Rice Bran Oil Melt Away Cholesterol?

May 11, 2005

Women's Lifestyle Center Offers Free Introductory Session

April 15, 2005

UR First U.S. Center to Implant Medical Device to Treat Hypertension

April 01, 2005

Cardiologists Study Impact of Statin on Metabolic Syndrome

March 18, 2005

Transplant Cardiologists Study Exercise and Heart Failure

March 01, 2005

Employees Honored with URMC Chairman’s Excellence Awards

January 31, 2005

UR study sheds light on decision-making in era of health 'report cards'

January 11, 2005

Scientists Align Billion-Year-Old Protein with Embryonic Heart Defects

December 08, 2004

University of Rochester Leads Worldwide Heart Research Project

November 23, 2004

FDA Buys UR Technology that Identifies Drug Toxicity to Heart

November 04, 2004

Free community health screenings to test for hypertension

October 27, 2004

Strong Memorial offers newly OK’d carotid stenting procedure

October 26, 2004

Strong Memorial performs 50th heart transplant

September 17, 2004

Unique Health Care Symposium Focuses on Latino Population

September 16, 2004

Strong Memorial’s first HeartMate II patient receives new heart

September 15, 2004

Virtual Donor Wall Comes to Rochester

September 14, 2004

University of Rochester to Purchase Wyeth Research Building

August 30, 2004

Free Blood Pressure Screenings Offered to Community

August 20, 2004

Rochester River Run 5K set for September 18

August 18, 2004

Strong Memorial implants its first HeartMate II

August 03, 2004

Bride’s new life has special meaning

July 02, 2004

Organ Procurement Coordinator Appointed to National Committee

June 16, 2004

Strong Plays Role in Landmark Heart Failure Trial

May 20, 2004

“Good Guy” Blood Cells are Now Suspects in Heart Disease, Diabetes

May 11, 2004

May 1 Walk to Raise Funds for Cardiomyopathy Research

April 19, 2004

Two transplant cardiologists join heart failure, transplant team

April 08, 2004

Gene Profiling: A New Tool To Combat Heart Failure

March 25, 2004

New varicose vein treatment means fewer complications, faster recovery

March 08, 2004

Organ Donation, Transplantation Topics of Medical Readers' Theatre Group Production

December 05, 2003

Buffalo man relies on faith, family as he awaits heart transplant

November 25, 2003

Strong and Rural/Metro Bring State-of-the-Art Transport to Region

November 21, 2003

Cimbalo re-elected to American Board for Transplant Certification

November 10, 2003

Treating Blood Clots, a Half-Century Later

October 29, 2003

Robotic surgery debuts in upstate NY

September 30, 2003

Strong Memorial to Host Women and Heart Disease Symposium

September 08, 2003

Heart Scans Disclose Truths About Future Risk

August 26, 2003

Bill Sweet Memorial Walk/Run Set for Sept. 20

August 21, 2003

Remote Follow-up Care Offers Peace of Mind for Heart Patients

August 06, 2003

Implantable Device Reduces Death by One-Third

June 19, 2003

Childhood Cancer Survivors May Experience Heart Problems Sooner

June 01, 2003

Close to Home, Wayne County Baby Finds Help for His Heart

May 29, 2003

Strong Memorial is First in Rochester Area to Use Drug-eluting Stents

April 26, 2003

Surprise: Cardiomyopathy Often Develops During First Year of Life

April 23, 2003

Friends of Strong Hosts 12th Annual Gala Wine Tasting.

February 12, 2003

Heart-Healthy Advice for at Home, School, Work, Church

February 04, 2003

UR Welcomes New Chief of Cardiology Unit

January 29, 2003

URMC Cardiologist Leads National Panel on CRP Testing

January 28, 2003

Strong Heart Day to Educate Community About Heart Health

January 27, 2003

Strong Memorial Debuts New Cardiac Catheterization and EP Labs

November 12, 2002

Strong Memorial Debuts New Cardiac Catheterization and EP Labs

November 12, 2002

Strong Memorial Debuts New Cardiac Catheterization and EP Labs

November 12, 2002

Two Research Deans Named at School of Medicine and Dentistry

October 28, 2002

One of Less thn 10 Worldwide, Cardiovascular Genetics Program Thrives

October 24, 2002

Wine Lovers Can “Toast” Strong Memorial Hospital at Auction

October 16, 2002

New Oral Blood Thinner May Improve Care, Offer Patients Less 'Hassle'

October 15, 2002

Swimming, Biking, Running... and Helping Heart Transplant Patients

June 21, 2002

Implanted Defibrillators: How Well Do They Work?

August 27, 2001

Risk of Accidents No Greater for Drivers with Cardiac Arrhythmias

August 09, 2001

Study Urges Evaluation for Risk of Sudden Death from Genetic Heart Disorder

July 31, 2001

Study Develops Link Between Blood Flow and Heart Disease

May 15, 2001

A Better Way to Monitor the Effectiveness of Cholesterol-Lowering Medications

March 20, 2001

Strong Physicians Scrutinize Treatment for Heart Disease

January 31, 2001