Named in honor of its founding benefactor, Hugh A. McAllister, Jr., MD ’66, who is recognized for his national and international achievements in Cardiovascular Pathology, the UNC McAllister Heart Institute is one of the nation’s leading centers for cardiovascular research. Hosting dozens of labs with interdisciplinary interaction between pathology, pharmacology, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, and vascular biology, MHI’s mission is to advance the care of patients with diseases of the heart, blood, and circulation by encouraging basic, preclinical, and applied research to unravel the causes of cardiovascular disease and provide new tools for diagnosis and treatment.

 

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UNC McAllister Heart Institute Fund for Excellence
A gift to the MHI Fund for Excellence enables us to direct resources where they are needed most or where opportunities are the greatest. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Your partnership inspires our work as we focus on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

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Contact Us

Should you have any questions or would like to discuss your support, please contact:

Brian Frerking
Director of Development, Cardiovascular Medicine and Urology
brian_frerking@med.unc.edu
919-843-5733

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