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Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology (CVP)

The Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology (CVP) serves members with interests in all aspects of cardiovascular pharmacology research from the molecular level to whole animal and clinical studies. Specific areas include, but are not limited to, mechanisms of cardiovascular drug action, autonomic pharmacology, cell signaling, cardiac pharmacology, endothelial and smooth muscle cell pharmacology, hemostasis and thrombosis, blood vessel wall interactions, and mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of cardiac, renal, pulmonary and cerebral vascular disease, including hypertension, coronary artery disease and stroke.

Division Goals

  • To promote discovery, dissemination of knowledge, and advances in the field of cardiovascular pharmacology.
  • To increase communication among members of the CVP Division.
  • To meet at the annual Experimental Biology meeting to discuss past accomplishments of the division and share future ideas and directions that are important to cardiovascular pharmacology.
  • To promote and strengthen collaboration and connections between the CVP Division and other ASPET divisions as well as with other national societies such as FASEB and The American Physiological Society.
  • To foster professional development by encouraging CVP Division trainees and faculty to take an active role on committees and symposia organization.
  • To recognize member achievements in division public announcements and through active awards programs

 

Division Hashtag

Posting on social media about the CVP division? Use #ASPETCVP.

Division News

  • October 15, 2020
    Dr. Bradley McConnell was recently promoted to full Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Houston, College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • October 14, 2020
    Dr. Clinton Webb and Dr. Nancy Kanagy are current CVP members in the news.
  • June 29, 2020
    ASPET will be hosting its annual “Division Takeover” from July through early September. During this time, our divisions will have a week where they’ll feature prominently in our social media posts, and they’ll be sharing what makes their division unique and showcasing their members and the amazing work they do.
Last Updated: July 28, 2020

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