The Cardiovascular Research Center
The Cardiovascular Research Center is a hub which sits at the intersection of benchside research and bedside treatments. Our Center is focused on the galvanizing work of our talented scientists, physicians, and physician-scientists; in addition to being a host to many pioneering medical, graduate, and undergraduate students. Pooling the interdisciplinary knowledge of our investigators allows the Center to glean fundamental insights into cardiac physiology, which illuminate potential avenues for therapeutic treatment. Learn more
Gene Therapy Clips Out Heart Failure Causing Gene Mutations
April 29, 2015 - Mount Sinai Heart study shows gene therapy can clip out genetic material linked to heart failure and replace it with the normal gene in human cardiac cells.
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Roger J. Hajjar, MD is Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine and the Arthur & Janet C. Ross Professor of Medicine.