Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) is an observational study involving more than 6,000 men and women from six communities in the United States. The MESA is sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Participants in MESA are seen at clinics in the following universities:

  • Columbia University, New York
  • Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
  • Northwestern University, Chicago
  • UCLA, Los Angeles
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Wake Forest University, Winston Salem

PI: Robyn McClelland
Project Director: Craig Johnson