The Independence Blue Cross Cardiovascular Research Center

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"Heart disease is among the leading causes of death in the United States and is a major cause of disability. Our research focuses on finding cutting-edge, novel approaches to treat cardiovascular diseases, while also preparing medical students to design projects and employ new therapies after graduation."

- Steven R. Houser, PhD, FAHA, Director, Cardiovascular Research Center and Chairperson, Department of Physiology

The Independence Blue Cross Cardiovascular Research Center is a consortium of basic and clinical scientists working together to better define the causes and cures of cardiovascular diseases

The Center facilitates multilevel, interdisciplinary collaborations targeting basic research towards clinical challenges. It makes a difference in the lives of millions of patients through innovative research on a leading cause of death in the United States.

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