Texas Tech Center for Cardiovascular Disease & Stroke
TTUHSC CENTER FOR CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE & STROKE: OVERVIEW & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
2008 Projects funded by the TTUHSC Cardiovascular Seed Grant program
2006-2007 Projects funded by the TTUHSC Cardiovascular Seed Grant program
The 2009 CCDS conference will be held on Thursday, August 20 at the Merket Alumni
Center on the Texas Tech campus. The conference begins with registration and breakfast
at 8:30 a.m. and concludes following a networking dinner that begins at 6:00 p.m.
All TTUHSC faculty, students, fellows and staff members with an interest in cardiovascular
research are invited to attend, free of charge. Those interested in making an oral
or poster presentation are asked to contact one of the CCDS directors. Further conference
information and links to online registration are available below. This year's conference
is co-sponsored by :
2009 Conference Information
2009 Conference on-line registration
CCDS Seed Grant Program
2007 Conference Information
2006 Conference Materials
CCDS News & Updates
CCDS Grant Support:
On August 28, 2008, the CCDS received notice from the Health Resources and Services
Administration (HRSA) of project funding of $94,352.
On August 31, 2006, the CCDS received notice from HRSA of its project funding extension
through August 31, 2007. The $245,516 awarded to TTUHSC includes support for the new
and competing renewals for Seed Grant projects awarded in 2005 and 2006, as well as
for a Second Annual Cardiovascular Interest Group Progress & Planning Conference to
be held in August 2007.
Dr. Steve Berk has provided the CCDS with funding in the amount of $200,000 beginning
in the fall of 2007, to be used to fund School of Medicine cardiovascular seed grants
and student summer research stipends, as well as for a Third Annual Cardiovascular
Interest Group Progress & Planning Conference to be held in August 2008.
Lorenz O. Lutherer, MD, PhD, Physiology & Internal Medicine
Thomas E. Tenner, Jr., PhD, Pharmacology & SOM Faculty Affairs
Simon Williams, PhD, Cell Biology & SOM Curriculum
Betsy G. Jones, EdD, Family Medicine & Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health
Gary Meyerrose, MD, Division of Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Vasum Peiris, MD, Pediatric Cardiology
For further information or questions, please contact Dr. Lutherer at 806-743-2532
or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.