Cardiovascular Research Interest Group (RIG)

The Cardiovascular Research Interest Group (RIG) explores the heart and blood systems that support the human body, their role in health, and how to prevent and heal cardiovascular damage.

Cardiovascular Research Interest Group (RIG): Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms

Who we serve

The Cardiovascular RIG’s research will translate to healthier futures for:

  • Patients with conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels
  • People whose heart and blood systems are deteriorating with age
  • People at-risk of developing heart disease

Conditions we address

The clinical application of our cardiovascular research will help manage:

  • Aneurysmal disease
  • Angina pectoris (ischemic chest pain)
  • Aortic valve insufficiency
  • Atherosclerotic vascular disease
  • Cardiace allograft vasulopathy
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Coronary heart disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart failure
  • Valvular heart disease
  • Venous abnormalities

Who we partner with

We look forward to building relationships with the broadest possible range of partners:

  • Patients and their families
  • Researchers from our own and other institutions
  • Visionaries who seek to serve the populations we do
  • Donors committed to improving the lives of others

Who we are

The Cardiovascular RIG is made up of:

  • Faculty members
  • Postdoctoral fellows
  • Research staff
  • Medical and graduate students

Our Cardiovascular Research Labs

Cardiovascular RIG Members: