The McAllister Heart Institute presents Dr. Nikolaos Frangogiannis

Dr. Nikolaos Frangogiannis, MD - The Edmond J Safra/Republic National Bank of New York, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Professor, Department of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine will present a talk entitled " The functional pluralism of fibroblasts in the remodeling myocardium".

When Sep 12, 2017
from 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
Where 1133 Bioinformatics
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Contact Phone 919-843-2293
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Presentation Preview:  Cardiac fibroblast populations expand following injury and mediate repair, while contributing to adverse remodeling and ventricular dysfunction. A growing body of evidence suggests that in addition to their matrix-secreting properties, cardiac fibroblasts have a wide range of functions in cardioprotection, regulation of inflammation and tissue repair. This presentation will discuss emerging concepts on the role of fibroblasts in cardiac repair, remodeling and fibrosis

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