Science News : BCVS 2014 : Wednesday

Updated:Jun 29,2015

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Michael Schneider, MD, Discusses Dormant Adult Myocardial Stem Cells as a Potential Pathway to Treating Cardiovascular Disease

 PDGFRα Demarcates the Cardiogenic Clonogenic Sca-1+ Stem Cell in Adult Myocardium
Michael Schneider | National Heart and Lung Institute, London, UK
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 Discovery, Progress, and Challenges of Direct Cardiac Reprogramming for Heart Repair (PDF)
Masaki Ieda | Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

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Outstanding Early Career Investigator Award Finalists
Konstantinos Drosatos,
MSci, PhD
Chongwon Kho,
Il-man Kim,

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Klf5 Regulates Cardiac Pparα and Med13 and affects Cardiac Fatty Acid Metabolism and Obesity (PDF)
Konstantinos Drosatos | Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

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 The Role of Post-translational Modifications in SERCA2a-related Cardiac Dysfunction (PDF)
Changwon Kho | Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY

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 A β1-Adrenergic Receptor/β-Arrestin1-Regulatable MicroRNA, MiR-150 Protects the Mouse Heart from Ischemic Injury by Repressing Pro-apoptotic Egr2 and P2x7r (PDF)
Il-man Kim | Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA

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