Cardiovascular Disease Research

At Lilly, we want to make new medicines that will allow people living with cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and those at risk of developing them to live longer, healthier, and more active lives. Through clinical research we are looking to find potential treatments for many conditions including:

  • heart failure
  • high lipoprotein(a)
  • high cholesterol or triglyceride levels
  • CVD linked to type 2 diabetes, overweight and obesity

By taking part in a clinical research study, you can help to make a difference. Click here to view cardiovascular disease trials.

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About Our Research

Lilly was founded in 1876 with the goal of making new high-quality medicines for the people who need them. The company’s aim is the same today. We work with people who take our medicines, healthcare workers who prescribe our medicines, our employees who make our medicines, and potential patients and caregivers in communities around the world to create the best possible research experience that we can.

Cardiovascular Research Areas

Some cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are caused by lifestyle factors, others are linked to genetics and inherited from parents. Some types of CVD may not have a clear cause, or they may have many different causes. Every year, CVDs are the leading cause of death worldwide. With clinical research, we can get more information about how different types of CVD start, become worse, and how we can potentially prevent and treat CVD. Below are some of the conditions that Lilly is currently carrying out clinical research studies for. Here you can view cardiovascular disease trials.

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Lilly Trial Connect

Answer a few questions using Lilly Trial Connect to find which Lilly trials may be the best fit for you or your loved one.

Answer a few questions using Lilly Trial Connect to find which Lilly trials may be the best fit for you or your loved one.

Find a Trial

Conditions: Heart Failure
Drugs: LY3540378
≥18 years
Conditions: Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, Elevated Lp(a)
Drugs: Lepodisiran
≥18 years

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