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Damaged Heart Strengthened Using New Gene Therapy Method, Weill Cornell Medical College, Baylor College of Medicine and Stony Brook University Medical Center Study


1/7/2013 7:43:43 AM

A cocktail of three specific genes can reprogram cells in the scars caused by heart attacks into functioning muscle cells, and the addition of a gene that stimulates the growth of blood vessels enhances that effect, said researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College, Baylor College of Medicine and Stony Brook University Medical Center in a report that appears online in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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