Murry Lab Demonstrates Role for Fatty Acids in Maturation of Heart Cells

December 6, 2019 | Categories: Heart Regeneration, Research | Tagged:

Nearly 18 million people die each year from heart disease, making it the leading cause of death in the world. In the United States alone, the economic impact of heart disease exceeds $200 billion, a figure that is expected to rise dramatically. Read More

Enhancing the Development of Heart Cells Using Materials Derived From Silk

December 17, 2018 | Categories: Announcements, Core Faculty, Heart Regeneration, Research

In an exciting breakthrough that may have implications for stem cell-based treatment of heart disease, the lab of Dr. Deok-Ho Kim at the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) has successfully used silk-based materials to enhance the development of stem-cell derived cardiomyocytes. In a recent study detailed in the Journal of Materials Chemistry, […] Read More