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Cardiovascular Medicine

Research in BIDMC’s Division of Cardiovascular Medicine includes a wide range of investigations, from basic mechanistic studies to translational research and clinical trials. Innovative new programs are examining cardio metabolomics, precision and personalized medicine and hospital-based outcomes research, providing clinicians and patients with key information ranging from predictive biomarkers to “big data” analyses used to evaluate and transform health care delivery for cardiovascular conditions.


Major Areas of Research

Major areas of clinical and basic research interest among the faculty include:

  • Interventional cardiology
  • Lipids and atherosclerosis 
  • Cardiomyopathy and myocarditis
  • Thrombolysis in myocardial ischemic syndrome
  • Thrombosis and vascular biology
  • Molecular and cellular cardiology
  • Clinical trials design and management
  • Echocardiography and non-invasive imaging
  • Electrophysiology 
  • Exercise physiology/nuclear medicine
  • Magnetic resonance imaging

Recent Research Initiatives

Recent initiatives have expanded and enhanced the strong tradition of Cardiovascular Research at BIDMC. These include the:

  • Development of the CardioVascular Institute, an ideal infrastructure for both superb patient care and translational heart research
  • Targeted support of new cardiovascular research programs
  • Strategic recruitment of new faculty conducting late break research in heart disease

Contact Information

Cardiovascular Medicine
Division of the CardioVascular Institute
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215

Additional Resources

American Aging Association
American Heart Association
Harvard Catalyst
Harvard Red Book
National Institutes of Health


Circulation Research
New England Journal of Medicine