Peer Review Committees

Contacting AHA peer reviewers about your application is deemed scientific misconduct and will result in the removal of your application from funding consideration and notification to your institution of ethical concerns.


The AHA thanks the many investigators and lay stakeholders for their dedication to evaluating proposals for AHA Research funding.

Peer Review Committee Science Keywords

Research Classifications


Key Science Classifications

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Basic Cell - Cell Structure and Survival
  • Basic Cell - Genetics and Epigenetics
  • Basic Cell - Membranes and Subcellular Organelles
  • Basic Cell - Proteins and Crystallography
  • Basic Cell - Regenerative Cell Biology
  • Behavioral Science - Prevention, Management, and Intervention
  • Bioengineering and Biotechnology
  • Brain, Stroke, and Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation
  • Cardiac Biology and Regulation
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias 
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiorenal Syndromes
  • Cardiovascular Development
  • Cell Transport and Metabolism
  • Data Science
  • Epidemiology and Population Sciences
  • Genomics and Translational Biology
  • Health Equities
  • Hypertension
  • Immunology and Virology
  • Lipoproteins - Lipid Metabolism and Nutrition
  • Machine Learning
  • Microbiology and Infectious Disease
  • Molecular Signaling
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Neural Networks
  • Pulmonary Respiration and Resuscitation
  • Quality and Outcomes Research
  • Radiology and Imaging
  • Social Determinants
  • Surgery and Anesthesia
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Biology - Angiogenesis
  • Vascular Biology and Blood Pressure Regulation
  • Vascular Endothelial Biology and Function
  • Vascular Wall Biology - Atherosclerosis
  • Vascular Wall Biology - Non-Atherosclerotic Disease
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