The NC State Cardiovascular Research Initiative will bring together clinicians, researchers and educators with an interest in collaborative research that addresses knowledge gaps in our understanding of cardiovascular disease.

The mission of the NC State Cardiovascular Research Initiative is:

  • To bring together interdisciplinary teams to help advance our understanding of cardiovascular biology and critical cardiovascular issues
  • To provide a forum for scientific knowledge exchange of innovation and discovery focused on cardiovascular biology and disease
  • To provide mentorship for trainees and early career faculty with expertise in cardiovascular biology or in diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disorders and disease
  • To inform the public about cardiovascular disease and about the overall mission and accomplishments of the Center