Clinical Research

Patients participating in clinical trials are helping shape the future of medicine for generations to come.

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We are helping develop new treatments and finding ways to improve patient care.

As an academic health institution, and a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded center, we are at the forefront of developing cutting-edge research, and our patients have access to the latest clinical trials.

Clinical Trials

The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute is a leader in cardiovascular care and research in West Virginia. Our patients have access to the most current procedures and treatments. The experts at the WVU Heart and Vascular Institute conduct ongoing heart and vascular clinical trials and research studies.

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Latest News

The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute Advanced Heart Failure team was the first in West Virginia to implant the Cordella® Pulmonary Artery Pressure Sensor System as part of the PROACTIVE-HF Pivotal Trial sponsored by Endotronix.

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Video Library

Our team of experts share in-depth information on many treatments and procedures available to patients.

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Academics & Fellowship Programs

Learn more about the WVU School of Medicine Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery.

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Our Researh Faculty

Kimberly Quedado, PhD

Director, Research

J. W. Awori Hayanga, MD

Medical Director

J. Hunter Mehaffey, MD

Medical Director

Josep Marsal I Castan

Research Business Coordinator

Marvin Hudson, Jr.

Research Specialist

Josh Bombard

Lead Research Coordinator

Tanja Aucremanne

Clinical Research Specialist

Brice Hickey

Research Specialist

Chyanne Morrison

Research Data Coordinator

For more information or to schedule an appointment,
call 855-WVU-CARE (855-988-2273) or schedule online.