About CMS

Established in the 1960's, the purpose of the CARDIAC MUSCLE SOCIETY is to encourage the dissemination of knowledge in the field of basic cardiac research.


To promote interactions between basic and clinical cardiovascular investigators, to enhance translational research for advancement in the treatment of heart failure and arrhythmias.

Current Officers

President:  Björn C. Knollmann, MD, PhD, FAHA
Secretary-Treasurer:  Donald M. Bers, PhD, FAHA and
Jil Tardiff, MD, PhD, FAHA