We invite you to become a member of Baylor College of Medicine’s cardiovascular strategic initiative, the Cardiovascular Research Institute.

Many benefits are extended to you as a CVRI member, including: 

  • Access to a central repository of human tissue samples and core lab functions.
  • Collaborative opportunities for investigators, physicians, centers and institutes to foster cross-cutting opportunities. Also, including and innovative translational research opportunities at Baylor, the Texas Medical Center and globally.


Membership provides an opportunity for you to: 

  • Apply for pilot grant funding for collaborative research projects.
  • Receive administrative support for submission of multi-investigator grants, program project grant proposals, and clinical trial agreements.
  • Be listed on the BCM CVRI website and member database.
  • Participate in Institute retreats, seminars, grant workshops and other activities.

The Cardiovascular Research Institute membership is open to faculty, researchers, clinicians, and educators affiliated with the Texas Medical Center.