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Reducing fatal rhythms after heart attack

Jul. 26, 2013—Reducing heart muscle response to calcium could decrease the risk of fatal arrhythmias after heart attacks.

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Acetaminophen: protective in sepsis?

Mar. 28, 2013—In critically ill patients with sepsis, plasma hemoglobin may be a new indicator of disease severity – and a potential target for treatment with acetaminophen.

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Cell connections key in valve disease

Feb. 14, 2013—A protein that connects cells together participates in the calcification that occurs in heart valve disease.

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Cell source of heart’s blood vessels

Feb. 1, 2013—An unexpected group of cells generates the coronary arteries and may be useful for regeneration therapies following injury to the heart.

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Preventing hardened heart valves

Dec. 26, 2012—Blocking a serotonin receptor may provide a novel therapy for heart valve disease.

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Heart Association honors Roden’s research efforts

Nov. 15, 2012—Dan Roden, M.D., assistant vice chancellor for Personalized Medicine and William Stokes Professor of Experimental Therapeutics, received a 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award at the annual Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association (AHA) last week in Los Angeles.

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Chasing Foxd3’s role in stem cells

Mar. 4, 2011—Researchers use genetic manipulations in mice and single-cell analyses to help explain stem cell regulation.

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