Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS)

Message from the Chair

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD, FAHAThe American Heart Association (AHA) established the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) in 1999 with an overarching mission to promote basic science research and education. I truly feel honored to serve as the chair of the Council on BCVS for the next two years. I would first like to thank, Dr. Ronglih Liao for her outstanding leadership in chairing the council over the past two years. Read Dr. Wu's full message

Joseph C. Wu, MD, PhD, FAHA
Chair, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences

BCVS 2020 Scientific Sessions

Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2020 Scientific Sessions
July 27–30, 2020
Chicago, Illinois

Learn about BCVS Scientific Sessions

Funding Opportunities

The method for applying for funding is Web-based, using our electronic system, Grants@Heart.

Circulation Research

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

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. We look forward to connecting you with a Mentor who has similar interests and experience as yours and who could help advance your career.

Scientific Sessions 2020

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 14–16

Dallas, Texas