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McAllister Heart Inst. presents: Jeff Holmes, MD, PhD, Prof. of Biomedical Engineering & Medicine at the University of Virginia
Seminar Title: “Scar Formation After Myocardial Infarction: What Happens, Why does it Matter, and What Can We Do about It?
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Nov. 9
Simple Genetic Test Promises Better Outcomes in Heart Stent Patients
A study co-authored by Rick Stouffer, III, MD, the Henry A. Foscue Distinguished Professor of Medicine, chief of cardiology at UNC, highlights potential of personalized medicine in patients with cardiovascular disease.
Located in News / 2017 / November
How to Turn Damaged Heart Tissue Back into Healthy Heart Muscle: New Details Emerge
Publishing their work in Nature, UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Li Qian, PhD, show how their new research platform helped them discover new cell subpopulations and crucial cellular players in the process of turning damaged heart tissue back into healthy heart muscle. The research platform could be used to study other biological processes and create tailored therapies.
Located in News / 2017 / October
MHI Seminar Series Presents: Ming Cui Gong, Ph.D., M.D., Prof of Physiology and Cardiovascular Research Center at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine
“Disrupted Circadian Rhythms of Blood Pressure and Vascular Function in Diabetes”
Located in Vital Signs / 2017 / Oct. 19
Post Heart Attack: How can scar tissue be turned back into healthy heart muscle?
For the first time, UNC scientists detail crucial differences in two leading methods for generating heart muscle cells, a key strategy for new post-heart attack therapies.
Located in News / 2017 / September
Qian, Meshnick earn UNC mentorship awards
The UNC Office of Postdoctoral Affairs announced four recipients of the 2017 Outstanding Mentor Award, including two UNC School of Medicine faculty members.
Located in News / 2017 / September
It’s how you splice it: scientists discover possible origin of muscle, heart defects
The basic biological process called alternative splicing proves vital in making sure important muscle cell proteins switch from their fetal forms to their adult forms. Not doing so could lead to muscle defects and disorders.
Located in News / 2016 / November
Following the ‘Tinman’
Inspired by a genetic discovery by her PhD mentor, UNC heart researcher Li Qian followed the ‘Tinman’ down the yellow brick road to an award-winning career in science, including the Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine.
Located in News / 2016 / November
Duke/UNC Team Testing New Strategies to Prevent Clotting in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer
CTSA collaborative funding award supports mouse-model research. Nigel Mackman, PhD, of UNC, and Rebekah White, MD, of Duke are leading the effort.
Located in News / 2016 / June
New clues in the quest to prevent clogged arteries
UNC School of Medicine researchers have found a protein that appears to protect against coronary artery disease in older people with surprisingly clear arteries.
Located in News / 2016 / April