Current state of cardiovascular research in China

Scientific research drives discoveries and innovations that improve the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular research in China is thriving, as evidenced by the increasing number of publications and funding support for projects. However, data collection and the quality of publications require much improvement to propel the research field forward.

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Acknowledgements

The authors’ work is supported by the National Key Research and Development Program of China (2016YFC0900900 and 2016YFC0900902) and the Beijing Municipal Commission of Science and Technology (D171100006817001).

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Correspondence to Changsheng Ma.

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C.M. has received honoraria for presentations from AstraZeneca, Bayer Healthcare, Boehringer Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer. J.L. declares no competing interests.

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Liu, J., Ma, C. Current state of cardiovascular research in China. Nat Rev Cardiol 16, 575–576 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41569-019-0253-7

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