Research is a major weapon in our fight against cardiovascular diseases. Read about our research program, goals, financial commitment, standards, volunteer structure and how funding decisions are made, and types of research we fund.
|Strategically Focused Research Programs:
The American Heart/StrokeAssociation is committed to identifying and supporting specific science areas deemed critical to achieving our mission and strategic objectives. Foundation and corporate support for such strategically focused research, as well as partnerships with other professional organizations, allow the AHA to fund special initiatives or awards.
The American Heart Association is currently funding over two-thousand researchers/scientists. Some of our awardees have not only made significant discoveries, they have been awarded the Nobel Prize.
|Research Partnership Programs:
The American Heart/Stroke Association funds investigator-initiated career development and knowledge discovery projects through its research programs. We're also committed to identifying and supporting specific science areas deemed critical to achieving our mission and strategic objectives. The association has also established partnerships with various organizations to fund focused research programs.