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Heart, Lung and Vascular Institute

Cardiovascular Research Center

The HLVI Cardiovascular Research Center is the academic home for a highly productive and collaborative faculty with focus in the area of cardiovascular biology and medicine. Internationally recognized, our faculty are renowned for their "bench to bedside” approach in fundamental discoveries that will lead into useful techniques for the expansion of existing research excellence and the establishment of innovative, improved therapeutic targets in the cardiovascular disease arena.

The goals of the HLVI Cardiovascular Research Center are to:

  • Strengthen the bridges between basic science, translational and clinical cardiopulmonary research,
  • Support cutting-edge research that leads to discovery of novel technologies and therapeutics for treating a society afflicted with these diseases,
  • Expand current research into promising new areas including stem cell biology,
  • Translate and commercialize our discoveries into products (therapeutics) so that clinicians can provide the best care,
    • Recruit prominent and promising faculty that complement and enhance our current research strengths, and
    • Enhance the training of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, our next generation of cardiovascular scientists.

Our Team


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Institute Director:
Richard Becker, MD

HLVI Program Manager:
Mindy John

HLVI Administrative Assistant:
Lana Roberson