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.

EPCRI Summer Innovation Internship Program

The Electrophysiology Clinical Research & Innovations at the Texas Heart Institute is looking for highly motivated students to join a 10-week paid internship program, where interns will develop cutting edge technology focused on cardiology and electrophysiology and learn the skills required to do so along the way. Dr. Mehdi Razavi and his team greatly value the creativity and out-of-the-box ingenuity of students, which is why they host students each summer to work on some of their most exciting in-house projects. Learn more about the Electrophysiology Clinical Research & Innovations (EPCRI) team and their current projects and apply for this exhilarating summer internship. 

Applications accepted through March 15, 2020.

For undergraduate students

For graduate students 

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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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