The Center for Cardiovascular Research is directed by R. John Solaro, PhD.

The Director develops and oversees the scientific integration among each of the CCVR research programs and the research core and educational and training resources. An executive committee of UIC faculty and administrators serves as an internal advisory resource to the Director. The Director also consults with an external advisory board of leading, national and international experts in the cardiovascular sciences who, as a group, provide periodic Center review.

Director's Biographical Information:

R. John Solaro, PhD
Director, Center for Cardiovascular Research
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago