Children’ Hospital Los Angeles Reveals Another Frontier in Heart Tissue Recovery Research

One reason coronary heart disease is so deadly is that liquid develop and scarring can create in the heart tissue. This keeps the heart from contracting appropriately, affecting its capacity to supply the body with fresh blood. In the case of scarring is broad,heart failure can result. “We’re interested in zebrafish because of their incredible capacity for regeneration,” says Michael Harrison, PhD, a Research Associate in CHLA’s Saban Research Institute. These inch-long animals are frequently examined in the field of

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