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Heart cells’ environment a potentially major factor in heart disease

By William Weir When it comes to heart disease, the health of the scaffold where cardiac cells grow may be a much bigger factor than previously believed. Stuart Campbell, associate professor of biomedical engineering & cellular and molecular physiology, led a team of researchers examined the effects of a diseased extracellular matrix (ECM) — the… Read More »

René Favaloro: Heart surgery pioneer celebrated in Google doodle

Argentinian surgeon René Favaloro pioneered heart bypass surgery in the 1960s, extending the lives of millions who develop coronary artery blockages Health 12 July 2019 René Favaloro during his time at the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OhioThe Cleveland Clinic Center for Medical Art & Photography By Sam Wong Argentinian surgeon René Favaloro, who features in today’s… Read More »