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    Using precision medicine to bridge bench to bedside.

The Sarver Heart Center

Message from the Director

About half of our patients are women, yet cardiology remains a male-dominated specialty. If we want to recruit and train a more diverse group of cardiologists, particularly women and under-represented minorities, we need to acknowledge the current state of the profession, change some perceptions, and think creatively about the cardiologists’ career of the future.  

Innovating. Life-Saving. Patient Care.

Grand Rounds

Innovations and Inventions
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 4:30pm

Heart News

UA Steele Children's Research Center Leads Statewide Study of Congenital Heart Defects


The University of Arizona Division of Pediatric Cardiology Congenital Heart Program will explore the public health problem of congenital heart defects among children, adolescents and adults.

The Diabetes/Heart Disease Connection: Lunch & Learn Highlights.


The number of adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than doubled during the past 20 years as the American population has aged and become more overweight. This number may be reduced if more people are screened for prediabetes, a condition that affects 84 million in which 90% don't know they have it.

Patient Stem Cells Point to Causes, Treatments of Congenital Heart Disease


Personalized medicine in a dish. A collaborative research team is searching for genetic themes among family members who share a high prevalence of bicuspid aortic valve disease. They are testing medical therapies on cellular models grown in the lab from stem cells derived from each family member. Their goal is to more precisely predict which therapies would manage the conditions effectively.