Cardiovascular Research at Penn

Penn Medicine Cardiovascular Institute

Bridging Cardiovascular Research into Clinical Care

Cardiovascular Research at Penn

The Penn Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) is a multi-disciplinary group of researchers and physicians dedicated to scientific discoveries and medical breakthroughs in heart and vascular care. Penn CVI focuses on translational research, which means taking basic research on the heart and using it to develop new clinical devices and treatments for cardiovascular disease.

Inside the Cardiovascular Research at Penn

About Us

Learn more about Penn CVI's administration, leadership, history and multidisciplinary collaboration.


The Penn Cardiovascular Institute (CVI) is comprised of more than 190 faculty members and researchers, including more than 70 principal investigators.

Clinical Trials

Cardiovascular disease clinical trials and research studies are at enrolling Penn Medicine.

Research Interests

Research done at Penn CVI generally falls within one or more of these research programs.

Core Facilities

Learn about core facilities at the Penn Cardiovascular Institute and the services available to CVI members.

Funding and Support

Penn CVI has been extremely successful throughout its history in obtaining grants and other funding. 

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