Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cardiovascular Science

Published: November 01, 2021

Scientists video conferencing on digital tablet in laboratory
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has had worldwide repercussions for health care and research and has changed the cardiovascular enterprise for the foreseeable future.
  • The presidential advisory highlights the key areas of impact on cardiovascular science and outlines critical steps needed to re-invigorate biomedical research including a call for increased support from the National Institutes of Health.
  • Although the global pandemic highlighted the power of biomedical science to define, treat, and protect against threats to human health, to maintain and promote wellbeing, significant investment in the biomedical workforce is required.