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Cardiovascular Research

The Heart and Vascular Institute welcomes our fellow physicians and scientists to explore our current research activities. Our faculty and fellows regularly make discoveries that they can then translate into clinical care. As a leader in global healthcare discoveries, Johns Hopkins Medicine is dedicated to changing lives.

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We have many cardiovascular research opportunities.  Find one in your area of interest.


Find by Researcher
Our scientists help bring medical care from the research bench to the bedside. Meet our researchers.


Find by Laboratory
We have several laboratories involved in various aspects of research.  Visit our labs.

#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Tapping into the Heart’s Strategy – Jennifer Lawton, M.D.

Jennifer Lawton, M.D., and her team study a channel in heart cells that opens when energy is low to protect the heart. With more knowledge of the channel, their hope is to be able to open it with medications to reduce harm to the heart following heart surgery, heart attack or times of stress.

#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Connecting Heart Failure and Arrhythmias—Dr. Mark Anderson

#TomorrowsDiscoveries: Heart failure means that the heart is unable to pump enough blood, while heart arrhythmias occur when the heart’s electrical system is disorganized. Dr. Anderson and his team want to understand why heart failure and heart arrhythmias often happen together—and how both can be better prevented.