08 January 2014

Laguna Hills, CA, January 8, 2014 – Algisyl-LVR®, an implantable hydrogel to treat advanced heart failure patients who have a dilated left ventricle, will be the subject of two scientific presentations at the 9th Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation in New York City on January 22-24, 2014.

Authored by Jay W. Schneider, MD, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the Department of Internal Medicine- Cardiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, the first presentation describes ground-breaking research to identify the molecular and genomic events that contribute to the healing response when Algisyl-LVR® is delivered to the heart muscle. It is entitled “Mechanistic Insights from Alginate in Mouse Heart: Stealth Myocardial Engraftment and Molecular Signaling to the Cardiac Genome.” Read more

06 January 2014

January 6, 2014 – In its latest web-based edition of EHJ TODAY INTERVIEWS, the European Heart Journal published by Oxford University Press features an interview with Douglas L. Mann, MD, Professor and Chief, Cardiovascular Division of Washington University School of Medicine, and Jean-Sebastien Hulot, MD, Assistant Professor Medicine, Cardiology, at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. The moderator is Stefanie Dimmeler, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Cardiology at the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany. Read more