Pioneering work on stem-cell therapies at UW deserves state support

April 9, 2017 | Categories: Research | Tagged: , , , , ,

IF you have a heart attack, hopefully you’ll survive. But your body will be forever changed. The world’s best doctors can’t undo the damage; instead, drugs and devices will help you live with a heart whose function too often dwindles. The body cannot replace muscle cells that die in heart attacks — maladies that help […] Read More

Shiv Bhandari

$10M award to enable trials for Heart Regeneration Program

October 21, 2015 | Categories: Announcements | Tagged: , , , ,

Washington Research Foundation invests in UW Medicine stem-cell therapy to restore heart muscle A $10 million investment from the Washington Research Foundation will enable UW Medicine scientists to begin clinical trials of a treatment that has the potential to restore heart tissue in people who have suffered heart attacks. The investment supports UW Medicine’s Heart […] Read More