Team Science

C4R has been built by hundreds of investigators, across leading academic and health care institutions, who are committed to building on decades of research on heart, lung, blood, and brain diseases to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the health of Americans.

The Data Coordination and Harmonization Center for C4R is at Columbia University. The Biorepository and Central Laboratory is at University of Vermont. Administrative coordination is provided by the Research Triangle Institute.

In addition, the following institutions are collaborating as clinical sites or cohort coordinating centers for C4R:

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Ann Arbor VA Medical Center
  • Baylor University
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Boston University
  • Brigham and Women Hospital - Harvard University
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • Duke University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kansas Medical Center Research Institute
  • LA Biomed
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • Minneapolis VA Medical Center
  • Minnesota Health Partners
  • Missouri Breaks Industries Research, Inc.
  • Morehouse School of Medicine
  • National Jewish Health
  • Northwestern University
  • Penn State 
  • Reliant Medical Group
  • San Diego State University
  • Temple University
  • Texas Biomed
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham 
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • University of California San Diego
  • University of California San Francisco 
  • University of Colorado Anschutz
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center 
  • University of North Carolina 
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center 
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • University of Utah
  • University of Washington 
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Wake Forest University
Map of the US showing the distributions of participants cohorts and institutions