Council on the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD)

Message from the Chair

Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHAWelcome to the Council for the Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease (KCVD). Our Council strives to reduce cardiovascular-related disability and death through clinical, translational, and basic research, communication, advocacy and education about: a) the role of the kidney in hypertension, b) the role of the kidney in cardiovascular diseases- this includes acute kidney injury and chronic kidney... Read Dr. Bhalla's full message

Vivek Bhalla, MD, FASN, FAHA
Chair, Council on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease

Funding Opportunities

AHA research programs are available to basic, clinical and population scientists.



Hypertension is one of 11 AHA journals. It represents the Councils on HBPR and KCVD, in cooperation with the Inter-American Society of Hypertension.

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Scientific Sessions 2019

Scientific Sessions: Nov. 16–18

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