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What can a fish teach us about the human heart?

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What can a fish teach us about the human heart?

February 11, 2014

http://pulse.seattlechildrens.org/can-fish-teach-us-human-heart/

 

Source - On the Pulse Blog


Scientists at Seattle Children’s Research Institute are using a unique species of fish to find out why some babies are born with heart malformations and how a defective heart might repair itself. Lead researcher Lisa Maves, PhD, helped establish a state-of-the-art aquatics facility for zebrafish at Seattle Children’s Research Institute in 2012 after she joined the Myocardial Regenerative Initiative, led by Mark Majesky, Ph.D.

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