Goal 3: Advance Translational Research

Developing Curative Approaches to Cardiovascular Disease rather than Chronic Magement

Most Pharmacological interventions in cardiovascular diseases tend to address to be used in palliative manner and chronically. There is urgent need for treatments that are curative. This goes to identifying molecular drivers of the diseases and targeting them to correct the underlying pathophysiology rather than symptom suppression.

Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? Critical Challenge (CC)

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC

True conquer of cardiovascular diseases, and reversing the chronic nature of these diseases.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC

Possible but challenging requiring a highly multidisciplinary approach and collaboration.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea John. K. Buolamwini

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