Center for Integrative Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease

Eric Krause in lab

A new scientific center at UF Health aims to unite cardiovascular and metabolic disease researchers.

Mission

The new Center for Integrative Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease will support an emerging group of more than 25 UF faculty researching cardio-metabolic diseases, including Type 2 diabetes, obesity, chronic kidney disease, stroke and atherosclerosis. The center is expected to enrich research collaborations in publishing high-impact manuscripts and securing grant funding.

Leadership

  • DIRECTOR: Eric Krause, Ph.D., an associate professor of pharmacodynamics in the UF College of Pharmacy
  • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: Michelle Cardel, Ph.D., R.D., an assistant professor of health outcomes & biomedical informatics in the UF College of Medicine
  • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, Pharm.D., M.S.¬†an associate professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research in the UF College of Pharmacy
  • ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: Michelle Gumz, Ph.D., an assistant professor of medicine in the UF College of Medicine