Priming the Heart for Regeneration

January 10, 2022 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , , ,

In 2015, a team of inquisitive young scientists, absorbed in the study of metabolism, regeneration, and biological development, set out to answer a question. Could the way cells produce energy help explain why certain organisms have an envious ability to regenerate heart tissue after injury? And, if so, could that knowledge be used to help heal human hearts? Read More

Gene Editing May Help Address Arrhythmia Challenges in Heart Regeneration

June 21, 2021 | Categories: Heart Regeneration, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , ,

New data presented by ISCRM Director Chuck Murry suggests gene-editing may be the key to clearing a major hurdle for researchers hoping to remuscularize injured hearts with stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes Read More

Rainbow Heart

ISCRM Researchers Use Rainbow Reporters to Examine Proliferation of Engrafted Heart Cells

April 19, 2021 | Categories: Core Faculty, Heart Regeneration, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged: , , , ,

ISCRM investigators use rainbow cell technology to demonstrate that injected heart cells proliferate, a finding that could help researchers enhance the efficacy of cell therapy for heart disease and other conditions. Read More