HEArt http://wesa.fm en UPMC to Spend $30 million on New Institute http://wesa.fm/post/upmc-spend-30-million-new-institute <p>The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine plan to expand their Vascular Medicine Institute over the next five years, by creating the Heart, Lung Blood and Vascular Medicine Institute, or <a href="http://vmi.pitt.edu">VMI</a>.</p><p>Dr. Mark Gladwin, co-director of VMI, said it will be a hub for research.</p><p>"This will be the research home for scientists and physicians and physician scientists that have primary appointments within cardiology, pulmonary and hematology," he said.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 17:40:31 +0000 Larkin Page-Jacobs 15738 at http://wesa.fm Online Journal Gets to the 'HEArt' of Social Reform http://wesa.fm/post/online-journal-gets-heart-social-reform <p>Poems, visual art, stories and music are much more than forms of entertainment to two Pittsburghers, they are ways to promote social reform.</p><p>Co-founders Leslie Anne Mcilroy and Daniel Morrow will launch Human Equity through Art (HEArt) Online on Aug. 15.</p><p>The online journal will publish various forms of art submitted to them that challenge the status quo and fight discrimination.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Jessica Nath 14461 at http://wesa.fm