Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD)

Message from the Chair

Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHAWelcome to the Council for the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD). Our Council strives to reduce cardiovascular-related disability and death through clinical, translational, and basic research, communication, advocacy and education about: a) the role of the kidney in hypertension, b) the role of the kidney in cardiovascular diseases- this includes acute kidney injury and chronic kidney... Read Dr. Bhalla's full message

Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHA
Chair, Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease

Funding Opportunities

AHA research programs are available to basic, clinical and population scientists.

Hypertension

Hypertension

Hypertension is one of 11 AHA journals. It represents the Councils on HBPR and KCVD, in cooperation with the Inter-American Society of Hypertension.

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Public Comment: 2019 Clinical Performance & Quality Measures for Adults with HBP
03/18/2019 | The ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Data Standards would like to invite you to participate in the review of the draft version of the 2019 ...
2019 Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
03/17/2019 | The purpose of this guideline is to review and consolidate existing recommendations into a single guidance document focused on the primar...
Animal Models of Hypertension
03/14/2019 | Hypertension is the most prevalent chronic disease in the world but determining the precise cause of elevated blood pressure may not be p...
Cardiorenal Syndrome: Classification, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment
03/11/2019 | There is an overlap between cardiovascular and kidney disease: hemodynamic interactions of heart and kidney failure, the impact on athero...

Scientific Sessions 2018

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 10-12
Exhibits: Nov. 10-12
Cardiovascular Nursing Clinical Symposium: Nov. 10-11

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