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Department of Medicine - Winters Center

Houston, Texas

The staff of the Winters Center is engaged in translational research and clinical practice.
Winters Center for Heart Failure Research
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The Winters Center for Heart Failure Research

Continuing TraditionBiykem Bozkurt, M.D., Ph.D. , Director

Beginning with the pioneering work of Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, Baylor College of Medicine has had a rich tradition of developing new strategies and therapies for patients with cardiovascular disease.

The Winters Center for Heart Failure Research, a Center of Excellence within the Department of Medicine, was named in honor of Dr. William L. Winters, Jr. for his enduring contributions to cardiology and to Baylor College of Medicine. The Winters Center is a fully integrated heart failure research program that not only translates new and novel technologies from the laboratory bench to the clinical bedside, but also translates the findings from relevant health outcomes research into meaningful clinical results for patients with heart failure. Thus, the Winters Center provides state-of-the-art comprehensive research programs for treating patients with heart failure.

The mission of the Winters Center for Heart Failure Research is to develop, design and conduct basic and clinical research studies that will favorably impact outcomes in heart failure.

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