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UB This Summer Lecture Series

How to Repair a Broken Heart

Presenter:
John Canty, MD, Albert and Elizabeth Rekate Professor and Chief
Presenter Affiliation:
Cardiovascular Medicine, Univ. at Buffalo
Location:
125 Kapoor
Campus:
South Campus
Date:
7/9/2014
Time:
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Office of the Provost, the Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Research Advancement, and Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Contact:
Kimberly Burns at 645-5382 (kshort@buffalo.edu)
Web site:
http://www.ubthissummer.buffalo.edu/lectures/index.html
Congestive heart failure continues to be a common cause of hospitalization and a leading cause of death in the U.S. The good news is that recent studies have demonstrated ways to stimulate cardiac muscle cell proliferation. Dr. Canty will review the research advances and promise of regenerative cell-based therapies to repair the “broken heart.”