Frankel Cardiovascular Center Research

About Cardiovascular Research at the University of Michigan

The University of Michigan Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center remains at the forefront of cardiovascular research because of the commitment of our world-class faculty, supportive infrastructure, and culture of collaboration and innovation.

CVC-Spanning Research Programs

  • Cardiovascular Health Improvement Project (CHIP)
  • Multidisciplinary Aortic Program (MAP)
  • Michigan Biology of Cardiovascular Aging Program (MBoCA)
  • Center for Arrhythmia Research (CAR)
  • Center for Advanced Models for Translational Sciences and Therapeutics (CAMTraST)
  • Cardiovascular Cell Regeneration Core

Clinical Research Strengths

  • Acute and Chronic Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Aging and the Cardiovascular System
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Arrhythmia
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Health Services and Clnical Effectiveness
  • Heart Failure & LVAD
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Structural Heart Disease
  • Thrombosis and DVT

Basic Science & Translational Research Strengths

  • Arrhythmia
  • Cardiac Myocyte Biology
  • Cardiovascular Genetics
  • Tissue and Cell Regeneration
  • Vascular and Thrombosis Biology

Frankel Cardiovascular Center Grants by Department/ Division/School/Institute

Active as of June 20, 2017 (n = 546)



U-M Frankel Cardiovascular Center Publications FY 2012-16

The table below shows publications authored by Frankel Cardiovascular Center researchers including journal articles, books and book chapters, with the number of journal articles in FY 16 (983) the highest in the period FY2012-16.