Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB)

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Mission Statement
The Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) contributes to the mission and objectives of the American Heart Association (AHA) through efforts in the fields of arteriosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology. The council advances and coordinates research, addresses prevention, improves methods for diagnosis and treatment, and works actively with other organizations concerned with these issues. The council disseminates reliable information related to these fields through its annual conference, many awards and lectures, and the Journal on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.
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 Message from the Chair
The Council strives to promote basic, translational and clinical research in cardiovascular physiology and pathology.

Awards, Lectures & Scholarships
Acknowledges significant achievements in cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Fellowship provides a means to recognize council members for outstanding contributions to the field and service to the AHA.
ATVB Journal
The latest and greatest research in the fields of arteriosclerosis, thrombosis and vascular biology are printed in the Council's journal each month.
Council Committees
We encourage members to participate in various committees related to the ATVB Council Mission.
ATVB Women's Leadership Committee
Early Career
Opportunities for early career professionals to become more involved with the ATVB Council.
ATVB Mentoring Program
Additional Resources
Find out more about the ATVB Council.
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Funding Opportunities
AHA research programs are available to basic, clinical and population scientists.

Past Conferences and Events
Find all of the highlighted presentations, posters, awards winners and news releases from the most recent conferences.

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ATVB Council Mentoring Program

The ATVB Council wants to help match students, trainees and early career doctors a mentor from a pool of volunteers. The selected mentor will receive information about their assigned mentee and will contact them by e-mail.

Become an ATVB Mentee today!

Professional Education Center

  • Register for live CME/CE activities
  • Take on-demand CME/CE activities
  • Watch Emerging Science Series (ESS) and Stroke Journal webinars
  • Claim CME/CE for every AHA conference
Learn more about the Professional Education Center

Become A Member

Become a professional member of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Join or renew your AHA/ASA Professional Membership
to qualify for members-only awards, and:

• Affiliate with one of 16 Scientific Councils.
• Save on AHA/ASA Scientific Sessions.
• Save on print publications.
• Apply for research funding and not pay a fee
• Enjoy many more membership benefits.

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