AHA Funded Research


The AHA supports specific science areas deemed critical to achieving our mission and strategic objectives. Our bold research vision is guided by 12 Essential Elements to ensure AHA is at the forefront of global changes, emphasizes collaborative and team research, accelerates discovery, and drives groundbreaking research outcomes. Support from the AHA Board of Directors, foundations and corporations enables the AHA to fund these topic focused initiatives and awards.

View current data on investigators, institutions, awards, and resulting publications funded by the AHA since 2001

Funded Research Interactive Portal

Funded Topic-focused Projects

The American Heart Association is committed to identifying and supporting specific science areas deemed critical to achieving our mission and strategic objectives. Support from the AHA Board of Directors, foundations and corporations enable the AHA to fund special initiatives and awards. For more information about Strategically Focused Research, please email [email protected]

Funded Research Networks

The American Heart Association has been funding Strategically Focused Research Networks since 2014. Each Network is comprised of three to six centers, each working on multiple projects focused on an area strategic to the AHA's Mission.

Data Science Research

At the intersection of science and technology, Data Science research fuels breakthroughs aimed at preserving and prolonging health by more precisely predicting, preventing, and treating cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Our initiatives and grants are all centered on one thing - driving precision medicine in cardiovascular care so heart and stroke patients can have access to the best precision care to improve their health and quality of life, regardless of their background, location or income.

2023 AHA Holidays
AHA offices will be closed on the following days.

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