The mission of the Cardiovascular Innovation and Research Center is to lead in dynamic discovery, innovation, translation, and inclusive excellence, and train the next generation of diverse leaders in cardiovascular science and engineering.
The Cardiovascular Innovation and Research Center (CIRC) is an academic-based research, innovation, and training center housed within the Henry Samueli School of Engineering at the University of California, Irvine aimed at accelerating advances in cardiovascular health and health equity.
Our values are:
Harnessing intellectual curiosity and creativity, being willing to take risks, and fostering an entrepreneurial spirit.
Equity & Inclusion, reflected in a culture and climate that seeks, welcomes, and values diverse perspectives, pursues equity, and strives for a just society.
Adherence to the highest ethical standards in personal and professional behavior, and in our commitment to transparency, accountability in governance, and responsible financial planning.
Respect for Place, in recognition that UC Irvine is located on the ancestral lands of the Acjachemen and Tongva native peoples and is surrounded by and serves historically underserved communities of color.
Training the next generation of diverse leaders in cardiovascular science, engineering, and technology.