Division of Cardiovascular Science


About the Division


The Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, within the Section of Cardiovascular Research, conducts basic and translational research and is devoted to the study of cellular and molecular mechanisms associated with cardiovascular function and mechanism of cardiovascular injury and aging.

In addition to pursuing their individual research interests, faculty are responsible for the operation of the DeBakey Heart Center Research Cores that develop and analyze models of cardiovascular disease in various species.

Research funding of the division comes from both individual and multi-investigator grants from National Institutes of Health, private foundations, and pharmaceutical companies.