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Cardiovascular Research Institute

The Cardiovascular Research Institute (CVRI) provides an integrative framework for cardiovascular research conducted at the University of Kansas Medical Center and the University of Kansas Hospital.

The CVRI connects investigators from a wide spectrum of cardiovascular research that includes cellular and molecular investigation, physiological experimentation in whole animals, investigator-initiated clinical research, population studies, large multicenter clinical trials, and translational research that brings discoveries from the bench to the bedside. In addtion to pursuing excellence in science and innovation, training the future generation of scientists and physicians remains one of our primary goals.

Last modified: Dec 03, 2015
CVRI Director

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Buddhadeb Dawn, MD, FACC, FAHA, FACP
Professor of Medicine and Molecular and Integrative Physiology 
Maureen and Marvin Dunn Professor of Cardiovascular Diseases
Director, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Director, Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center