Research Round-up

From the Spring 2020 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Less inflammation = better healing Myocardial infarction remains a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide, raising an urgent need for novel therapies. Acute MI provokes an inflammatory response in the heart that removes damaged tissue to promote repair and … Continued

Research Round-up

From the Fall 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Blueprint for rebuilding the heart Cell fate reprogramming — converting one cell type into another — is a potential strategy for generating cardiac cells to treat heart diseases. Although previous studies have shown that the expression of cardiogenic transcription factors … Continued