Established in 2004, the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute ignites new research and clinical applications through awarded seed grants, establishes educational and training programs in the field of cardiovascular medicine and research, and fosters an environment that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion. The CVI supports activities outside the bench and clinic that facilitate an exchange of ideas through seminars that are open to all members.

Emerging Stories

Events and Programs

Feb February 27 Tue 2024

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science

Smooth Muscle Cell Heterogeneity as a Determinant of Aortopathies

Alan Daugherty, PhD, DSc
Associate Vice President for Research
Chair, Physiology
Director, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center
Gill Foundation Chair in Preventive Cardiology
ATVB Editor-In-Chief
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine

Apr April 29 - 30 Mon-Tue 2024

2024 Stanford Drug Discovery Symposium

This symposium provides a valuable and important platform for inspiring interdisciplinary exchange at the forefront of drug research and will support a fantastic networking experience. It provides a great resource for researchers, pharmaceutical companies, investment groups, and those in the wider biomedical community interested in discovering new drugs and improving patient care. Registration is open!

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CVI Leadership

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD

Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

Simon H. Stertzer, MD, Professor
Department of Medicine (Cardiology) & Radiology

Contact Us

Stanford Cardiovascular Institute
265 Campus Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 723-9126
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