Cardiovascular Research Priority Area Mission

  1. To further develop the national and international reputation of the University of Kentucky by promoting and supporting discovery research and innovation and growing the portfolio of extramurally funded cardiovascular research.
  2. To capitalize on campus-wide strengths in research, clinical care, and population science to improve cardiovascular health in Kentucky and beyond.
  3. To provide a stimulating, nurturing, and inclusive campus-wide environment for the development and retention of productive faculty.
  4. To facilitate training of postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, professional students, residents, and clinical fellows in cardiovascular research.
  5. To promote and support discovery research and innovation that can be translated into novel approaches and new funding from federal agencies, charitable agencies/organizations, and industry.

For more information please contact

Funding Opportunities

Do you have an idea for research support or an equipment request?

Statistical Support

Do you need statistical support for an upcoming project?

Cardiovascular Biorepository

The CVBR maintains a collection of cardiovascular tissue.