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UC Center for Cardiovascular Research

Translating our insights into real treatments that help our patients every day

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Cardiovascular research is a dynamic field that explores the complexities of heart and blood vessel function. Teaching this vital topic involves conveying both the established fundamentals of cardiovascular health and the latest breakthroughs that shape our understanding of disease prevention and treatment.


Cardiovascular research delves into the intricate workings of the heart and blood vessels. This crucial field seeks to understand the causes of cardiovascular disease, develop innovative treatments, and promote strategies for maintaining a healthy heart.

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Cardiovascular research is essential for driving advancements in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease. Robust funding initiatives are crucial to support cutting-edge research, develop new therapies, and ultimately improve the lives of those affected by cardiovascular conditions.


The primary objective of the University of Cincinnati (UC) Center for Cardiovascular Research (CCR) is the development of groundbreaking collaborative research programs for complex cardiovascular diseases by systematic integration of basic and translational studies, along with training, across disciplines, departments and other institutions, both national and international.


“To promote transformational and pioneering research that results in rapid advancement in the understanding, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.”



Extend passion, care, respect, joy and love in the treatment of patients.


Exercise dignity, fairness, freedom, responsibility, and integrity in training the next generation of cardiovascular scientists.


Adhere to accountability, honesty, fairness, objectivity, openness, and stewardship in scientific research. 

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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