• Newly discovered gene may protect against heart disease

    11 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Scientists have identified a gene that may play a protective role in preventing heart disease. Their research revealed that the gene, called MeXis, acts within key cells inside clogged arteries to help remove excess cholesterol from blood vessels.
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  • Molecular mechanisms crucial for new approach to heart disease therapy mapped

    12 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Scientists have reprogrammed ordinary cells called fibroblasts into new and healthy heart muscle cells, and recorded changes that appear to be necessary for this reprogramming.
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  • Scientists maps molecular mechanisms crucial for new approach to heart disease therapy

    12 days ago - By UNC Healthcare

    Scientists led by UNC McAllister Heart Institute researcher Frank Conlon, PhD, reveal detailed molecular events underlying the transformation of ordinary fibroblast cells into therapeutic cardiac muscle cells.
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