The Cardiovascular Research Institute at Mount Sinai is committed to bringing a wide spectrum of disciplines and approaches to bear on questions about cardiovascular health and disease. Investigators at the Institute have established local, national, and international collaborations aimed at accelerating progress in the battle against heart disease, which is the leading cause of mortality worldwide.
Groundbreaking Discoveries That Translate to Therapies
Our research seeks to better understand how lifestyle factors such as sleep, diet, exercise, and stress influence immune, metabolic, and nervous systems in cardiovascular disease. Seeking to understand how lifestyle affects our biology can help identify tissular, cellular, and molecular mechanisms central to how the body adapts to environmental stressors.
Our researchers deliver new insights into the continuum of lifestyle and prevention; the mechanisms of cardiovascular disease; and how these can inform diagnostics, treatment, and therapies. Our labs are organized into three focus areas: Lifestyle and Disease Prevention, Systems Physiology and Bioengineering, and Genetic Medicine. These groupings stimulate new insights for our research into: