Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS)

Message from the Chair

Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, FAHA

Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, FAHAWelcome to the Basic Cardiovascular Council of the American Heart Association (AHA). I am honored to serve as the Chair of the Council and to serve the mission of the AHA. BCVS is one of largest organizations dedicated to fundamental and translation research to improve heart health. Our membership spans the globe and, importantly, across the professional spectrum of cardiovascular researchers.

Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, FAHA
Chair, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences

Scientific Sessions 2022

Pre-Sessions Symposia & Early Career Day: November 4
Scientific Sessions: November 5–7
Chicago, IL + Virtual

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Funding Opportunities

The method for applying for funding is Web-based, using our electronic system, ProposalCentral.

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Circulation Research

Mechanistic research of relevance to the cardiovascular system from various disciplines.

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BCVS Early Career Mentorship Program

We are delighted to offer a program to Early Career Investigators that gives them the opportunity to intern/observe in an Established Investigator's laboratory for a few days as a visiting scholar.

BCVS Scientific Sessions

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2022 Scientific Sessions
July 25–27, 2022
Chicago Hilton | Chicago, Illinois

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