Stage of Program: Candidate Discovery (DISC2, some 1.0 projects)

Micro Platform for Controlled Cardiac Myocyte Differentiation

Congestive heart failure, the inability of the heart to continue to pump effectively due to damage of its muscle cells, affects approximately 4.8 million Americans and is a leading cause of mortality. Causes of the irreversible damage to the cardiomyocytes that results in congestive heart failure include hypertension, heart attacks, and coronary disease. Because the […]