3D Imaging of the Aorta

May 3, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Imaging of the Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm growth
From heart and vascular specialists at the University of Michigan: “Vascular deformation mapping [MORE]

A Pacemaker that Synchronizes Respiration and Heartbeat

April 26, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Reinstating heart rate variability
“Respiratory modulated pacing was generated by a proprietary device (Ceryx Medical; Cardiff, Wales) to pace the heart [MORE]

Mechanical Hearts Cause Some Tissue Regeneration

April 26, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

UTSW finds mechanical heart can regenerate some heart tissue
“Mechanical hearts spur some regeneration in dormant parts of failing hearts, according [MORE]

mRNA Shot Stimulates CAR-T Cells to Repair Heart Damage

April 12, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

mRNA shot spawns CAR-T cells in the body to repair heart disease damage
“mRNA technology is making waves with the success [MORE]

Gene Editing of Endothelial Cells

March 22, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene Editing of Endothelial Cells
“To target endothelium for robust genome editing, we developed poly(ethylene glycol) methyl ether-block-poly(lactide-co-glycolide) (PEG-b-PLGA) copolymer-based nanoparticle [MORE]

Sensor for Cardiac Disturbance

March 15, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Pop-up electronic sensors detect malfunctioning cells
“UC San Diego engineers developed a powerful new tool that directly measures the movement and [MORE]

New Type of Artificial Heart

December 14, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Carmat total artificial heart
A French company, Carmat (Velizy-Villacoublay, France) has had its total artificial heart implanted in both a male [MORE]

Reviving a Supercooled Heart after 1 to 3 Days

December 14, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Supercooling technique advances preservation of human tissue
“Researchers at UC Berkeley successfully revived human heart tissue after it had been preserved [MORE]

Heart Imaging without Contrast Agents

November 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Virtual late gadolinium enhancement heart imaging
From University of Virginia researchers:  “Virtual native enhancement (VNE) is a new deep learning–driven cardiovascular [MORE]

Embryonic Protein Hormone Expression in Forming Heart Tissue

November 2, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human IPS-derived pre-epicardial cells direct cardiomyocytes
Tweaking stem cells to expand is relatively “simple” compared to causing structural development in the [MORE]

Heart Organoids Screen for SARS-CoV-2 Infection and Inhibiting Drugs

October 19, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human embryonic stem cells derived cardiomyocytes screen SAR-CoV-2
“We [University of Cambridge] outline a screening platform using human embryonic stem cell-derived [MORE]

Nanoparticles that Control Neurons

October 12, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles create heat from light to manipulate electrical activity in neurons
Engineers at “Washington University in St. Louis [are] using nanoparticles [MORE]

Cultured Tissue: Mimicking a Beating Heart

September 21, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart Model Simulates Mechanical Load on Cardiac Tissues
“Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, along with collaborators in the Netherlands, have developed [MORE]

A Dissolvable Pacemaker

September 14, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transient pacemaker dissolves in the body after use
“In a breakthrough that could greatly ease the burden for patients recovering from [MORE]