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Scripps Cardiologist Comments on Heart Rejuvenation Study

Trial used same cells being tested by Scripps in another study

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Trial used same cells being tested by Scripps in another study

Results of a study that used cardiac predecessor cells to rejuvenate the hearts of older rats look promising, but it's too soon to know if the approach will work in humans, Scripps Clinic cardiologist Richard Schatz, MD, told the Union-Tribune.


Dr. Schatz has used the same types of cells in another study testing whether they are useful for repairing damage from heart attacks.


Read the Union-Tribune article: Young Cardiac Cells Rejuvenate Heart in Animal Study

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