July 1, 2022

2022 AHA-VIVA FOUNDATION RESEARCH AWARDS

The VIVA Foundation is committed to supporting the next generation of vascular scientists. In partnership with the American Heart Association, The Foundation has funded early career researchers since 2017. Their research expands our understanding of cardiovascular disease from a number of perspectives. See the list of 2022 grant recipients below, along with their winning project titles.

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Miles Bartlett, PhD | The University of Texas at Arlington
Project:
Impact of microvascular dysfunction and muscle oxidative capacity on exercise intolerance in peripheral arterial disease

Behnood Bikdeli, MD, MS | Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc.
Project:
Developing validated tools to identify pulmonary embolism in electronic records and applying them to illuminate trends

Timothy Fulton, PhD | Marquette University
Project:
Exercise fatigability in older adults: impact of dietary nitrate supplementation on vascular function and bioenergetics