In the past five years (2008-20121) the American Heart Association has funded 77 multi-year research awards at six Indiana research institutions at a cost over $8.7 million:
Ball State University, Muncie 1 study $141,950 Indiana University, Bloomington 2 studies $492,993 Indiana University, Gary 1 study $308,000 Indiana University, Indianapolis 50 studies $4,991,084 Purdue University, West Lafayette 14 studies $1,678,000 University of Notre Dame, South Bend 9 studies $1,088,785
Nationwide, we invest almost $130 million a year ($3.4 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.
The American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate funds projects that help us achieve our Impact Goal:To improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% by the year 2020, and to reduce deaths from heart disease and stroke by 20%.
Applications closed; funding begins July 1.
2012 Grants to Indiana organizations include: Open Door Health Services, Muncie St. Joseph County Minority Health Coalition, South Bend John Stewart Foundation, Indianapolis Columbus Regional Hospital Foundation, Bartholomew County