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Director's Welcome

Image of Dr. SadayappanWelcome to the University of Cincinnati Center for Cardiovascular Research (UC CCR), a beacon of hope and innovation in the fight against cardiovascular diseases. As the Executive Director, I am profoundly honored to lead a team of world-renowned scientists, dedicated researchers, and compassionate healthcare professionals who are committed to improving the lives of those affected by heart conditions.

Our Center stands at the forefront of cardiovascular research, leveraging cutting-edge technologies, advanced methodologies, and collaborative approaches to uncover the complexities of heart diseases. Our mission is not only to advance scientific understanding but also to translate these discoveries into practical interventions that can save lives and enhance the quality of life for patients around the globe.

The journey of discovery is long and challenging, yet it is fueled by passion, perseverance, and the unwavering support of our community. Our research spans from molecular studies to clinical trials, aiming to develop innovative therapies, effective prevention strategies, and comprehensive rehabilitation programs. We are proud of our achievements to date, including groundbreaking research that has paved the way for new treatments and methodologies in cardiovascular care.

Looking ahead, we are excited about the possibilities that lie in merging traditional research with digital health technologies, personalized medicine, and interdisciplinary collaborations. Our goal is to not just to extend life but to ensure that every heart we touch can beat with hope and health.

I invite you to explore our website to learn more about our research initiatives, educational programs, and community outreach efforts. Your support, whether through participation in our studies, philanthropy, or simply spreading the word about our work, is invaluable to our mission. Together, we can make a significant impact on cardiovascular health for generations to come.

Thank you for joining us on this vital journey. We are committed to discovering tomorrow’s cures today, and with your support, we will continue to lead the way in cardiovascular research and innovation.

Warmest regards,
Sakthivel Sadayappan, Ph.D., MBA
Professor of Internal Medicine
Hanna Endowed Chair of Cardiology - Executive Director,
Center for Cardiovascular Research Associate Chief of Basic Research,
Division of Cardiovascular Health and Disease
Board Member & Cor Vitae Ambassador,
Cincinnati American Heart Association

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UC Center for Cardiovascular Research

Cardiovascular Center
231 Albert Sabin Way
PO Box 670542
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0542
Mail Location: 0542
Nicole Held

Phone: 513-558-1035