The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center was established to expand basic, translational, and clinical research of cardiovascular diseases. Cardiovascular diseases, including congestive heart failure, hypertension, atherosclerosis, stroke, aneurysms, and vascular auto-immune diseases are the most common cause of death and disability in the United States, and account for approximately 30% of deaths and health care costs annually in this country and developed societies.
The mission of the Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center is to support interdisciplinary research in basic, translational and clinical cardiovascular sciences, including cardiovascular development, function, pathophysiology, pharmacology, genetics, genomics, and proteomics, and to apply this knowledge to better understand the causes of cardiovascular diseases and to pioneer development of new innovative therapies and approaches to prevent or treat them.
The Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center (CVRC) goals and objectives:
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Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research CenterUniversity of Virginia- School of Medicine415 Lane Rd, Suite 1010PO Box 801394 Charlottesville, VA 22908Phone: (434) 924-5500Fax: (434) 434-2828
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