Cardiac and Cardiovascular Research

Cardiovascular Research is to learn the basic, translational, and clinical research of cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases, including Heart Rhythm and Arrhythmias, HIV and Heart Disease, Imaging, Interventional Cardiology, Myocardial Biology/Heart Failure, Preventive Cardiology, Women and Heart Disease, congestive heart failure, hypertension, atherosclerosis, stroke, aneurysms, and vascular auto-immune diseases are the most common cause of death and disability in the United States, and account for approximately 30% of deaths and health care costs annually in this country and developed societies. The mission of Cardiovascular Research is to support interdisciplinary research in basic, translational and clinical cardiovascular sciences, including cardiovascular development, function, pathophysiology, pharmacology, genetics, genomics, and proteomics, and to apply this knowledge to better understand the causes of cardiovascular diseases and to pioneer development of new innovative therapies and approaches to prevent or treat them.