Jonathan Lambris, PhD, leads Penn grant to fund cardiac research

August 6, 2009

Philadelphia Business Journal

The University of Pennsylvania was one of three research centers across the country picked Tuesday by the America Heart Association to receive a total of $6 million in grants to fund studies focusing on finding ways to generate new cardiac muscle cells.

Over the next four years the three centers — which include the University of Minnesota and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center — will be conducting studies to ultimately determine how the regeneration of those cells can help improve outcomes for heart attack and heart failure patients... Read More