Current Projects

Current Projects

Texas Heart Institute departments have several collaborative student engagement projects underway in partnership with various community and academic organizations.  Host laboratories and programs include: Cardiomyocyte Renewal LaboratoryCardiovascular Surgery ResearchCenter for Clinical Research, Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular HealthElectrophysiology Clinical Research & Innovations, Molecular Cardiology Research Lab, and Regenerative Medicine Research.

International Exchange Student Outreach

Each year, the Texas Heart Institute Molecular Cardiology Department hosts exchange students as part of a SEMESTER ABROAD PROGRAM (SAP) AT SRM UNIVERSITY— one of India’s top-ranked universities. Students spend six months at THI gaining first-hand experience as part of their research training activity under the mentorship of THI staff members.

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Project Heart Cool-E Merit Badge

Kids can learn the importance of staying fit for heart health with robot “Cool-E” of PROJECT HEART fame while exploring heart anatomy, the cardiovascular system, healthy eating and exercise. Kids simply complete a Project Heart curriculum activity and contact us to receive a free patch by mail. Contact for details.


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Tea Cart with Heart

TEA CART WITH HEART directly supports the Texas Heart Institute’s Center for Women’s Heart & Vascular Health’s goals to raise awareness with staff, doctors and nurses about the importance of women’s heart health. The cart serves as a vehicle to unite the research staff, students, collaborators, and BSLMC hospital staff around the THI mission and helps the department inform teams about various projects, events & educational programs across THI that focus on women. Two Available Volunteer positions at all times and a commitment of 15 weeks is required.

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