The Cardiovascular Research Center
Founded in 2007, the Cardiovascular Research Center is home to scientists, physician-scientists, medical/graduate, and undergraduate students focused on basic and translational cardiovascular research. Investigators from various disciplines, including biomedical engineering, development biology, vascular biology, and pharmacogenomics, join their talents here to pursue cross-disciplinary goals using fundamental discoveries to prevent and reverse heart failure and atherosclerosis.
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.
Delivery of Stem Cells into Heart Muscle After Heart Attack May Enhance Cardiac Repair and Reverse Injury
November 19, 2014 - Mount Sinai's Cardiovascular Research Center presents new findings at the AHA Scientific Sessions 2014.
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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.