Items Tagged ‘#heart cells’

November 16, 2022

Engineering tissue to strengthen underdeveloped hearts

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Could cells taken from a small patch of skin become heart muscle and repair a rare congenital heart defect? It’s a scientific question that Timothy Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., and collaborators hope to answer for those born with an underdeveloped left heart chamber — a rare, complex condition known as hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS). Discovering […]

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Tags: #cardiomyocytes, #congenital heart defects, #Dr. Timothy Nelson, #heart cells, #Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, #Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Biotherapeutics, #Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

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