Dr Enzo Porrello

Institute: The University of Queensland
Category: Biomedical
Current Project

A novel therapeutic approach for heart regeneration

The adult human heart has an extremely limited ability to regenerate following a heart attack. As a consequence, a heart attack can lead to a permanent loss of heart muscle cells, which reduces the heart's ability to effectively pump blood around the body.

Once heart failure is established, the prognosis is grim,…

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