Strategically Focused Research Network Awardees

Updated:Jul 29,2014


Strategically Focused Prevention Research Network
Award Activation: July 1, 2014

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Strategically Focused Prevention Research Center

Center Director
Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, FAHA

Project I
Project PI: Zahi Fayad, PhD, FAHA
Two Intensive Life Style Intervention Programs in Related Caregivers of Preschool Children

Project II
Project PI: Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, FAHA
Children Heart Research Study Program

Project III
Project PI: Eric Schadt, PhD
Applying Cross-generation Genetic and Genomic Information to Improve Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Northwestern University Strategically Focused Prevention Research Center

Center Director
Philip Greenland, MD, FAHA

Project I
Project PI: Bonnie Spring, PhD, FAHA
mHealth Intervention to Preserve and Promote Ideal Cardiovascular Health

Project II
Project PI: Norrina Allen, PhD
Trajectories in Cardiovascular Health (CVH) Metrics and Score From Childhood through Middle-Age

Project III
Project PI: Lifang Hou, MD, MS, PhD
Epigenetics of Cardiovascular Health Metrics 

University of Texas Southwestern Strategically Focused Prevention Research Center

Center Director
Joseph Hill, MD, PhD, FAHA

Project I
Project PI: Benjamin Levine, MD
Novel HFpEF Prevention Strategies In High Risk Individuals: High Intensity Exercise Training Plus Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Project II
Project PI: Joseph Hill, MD, PhD, FAHA
Molecular mechanisms in the transition from cardiomyocyte hypertrophy to HFpEF

Project III
Project PI: Jarrett Berry, MD
Association Between Physical Activity and Modifiable Intermediate Heart Failure Phenotypes

Vanderbilt University Strategically Focused Prevention Research Center

Center Director
David Harrison, MD, FAHA

Project I
Project PI: Jens Titze, MD
Lowering Tissue Na+ Stores to Reduce Blood Pressure, Systemic Inflammation, and Metabolic Derangement in Aging Humans

Project II
Project PI: David Harrison, MD, FAHA
Effect of Salt on Innate and Adaptive Immune Cells in Hypertension

Project III
Project PI: Thomas Jue-Fuu Wang, MD, FAHA
Prevention of Hypertension and its Complications in a Medically-Underserved Population

 

 





Strategically Focused Research Network News

July 15, 2014
Preventing Heart Disease in New York City Children and Their Caregivers
Source: Mt. Sinai Hospital

July 11, 2014
Feinberg Selected for New American Heart Association Network
Source: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

July 10, 2014
AHA grant creates coalition to prevent heart disease, stroke
Source: Vanderbilt University

June 27, 2014
AHA funds new research network aimed at preventing heart disease, stroke
Source: The American Heart Association

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