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Cardiology Management

Turning fibroblasts into therapeutic cardiac muscle cells

2018 22 Feb

A new study led by UNC-Chapel Hill researchers demonstrates a technique for transforming ordinary cells (fibroblasts) into new and healthy heart muscle cells. This kind of cell reprogramming is part of efforts to develop a new approach to treating heart disease – i.e. creating new healthy heart muscle cells within a patient’s own ailing heart. The study,... Read more