The lab of Dr. Brian Lowes studies heart failure to improve patient outcomes.
Dr. Boesen works to improve kidney health, which is critical for heart and vascular health.
The CardiOmics Program helps investigators implement cutting edge mass spectrometry into their research studies.
The Vascular Research Program brings together leading vascular researchers to make novel discoveries.
Heart and vascular diseases are the #1 killer in Nebraska each year. The Center for Heart & Vascular Research was established in 2019 with the goal of bringing together scientists and health care providers from across disciplines, departments, colleges, and universities within Nebraska to develop innovative solutions to prevent and treat heart and vascular diseases.
To be a world-class leader in heart and vascular research excellence.
Facilitate collaborative basic, translational and clinical research that develops the team into an innovative and leading heart and vascular research center and improves the health of our communities.
- Develop and apply multidimensional approaches to examine the mechanisms whereby the heart and vasculature respond to injury or stress.
- Apply the knowledge gained to develop diagnostic tools, test therapeutic strategies, and conduct health services research that prevents, slows, or reverses heart and vascular disease progression.
- Disseminate our results to scientific, medical, and general communities.
- Educate and mentor the next generation of scientists.