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

May May 21 Tue 2024

Frontiers in Cardiovascular Science

A Novel Role for Smooth Muscle Cells in Whole Body Energy Homeostasis and the Development of Obesity-related Cardiometabolic Dysfunction

Sharon Francis, PhD
Assistant Professor, Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine

May May 22 Wed 2024

Stanford Grant Processes and RMG Responsibilities

This session will provide insights on the Stanford process and tips for submitting your best proposal, with information from several Research Process Managers at RMG.

July 12, July 19, and August 9, 2024

AHA Postdoc Fellowship 3-Part Series

July 12 | AHA Fellowship Overview with the RMG Fellowship Office

July 19 | AHA Ask Me Anything Panel

August 9 | AHA Faculty Review of Research Strategy/Training Plan

Each session must be registered for individually. See series webpage for more details.

Aug August 15 - 16 Thu-Fri 2024

Stanford-Arizona-Morehouse-UAB Cardiovascular Research Symposium

Join us for the annual cardiovascular symposium that brings together multiple insitutes to foster the exchange of ideas and build collaborations. This year, we will partner with the University of Arizona, Morehouse, and University of Alabama at Birmingham. Join us for this opportunity to engage in insightful discussions, hear about innovative advances, and present your own research as a poster.

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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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