Center for Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Sciences
The Center for Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Sciences (CICS) is a non-profit research institute to conduct basic research for cardiometabolic disorders.
Our goals are to promote better understanding of the mechanisms of cardiometabolic disorders and to speed up clinical translation of basic medical science.
Kowa Company, Ltd. and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital established a unique model of academia and industry collaboration.
CICS consists of investigators from BWH and Kowa with international and multidisciplinary backgrounds acting in concert in a shared space.