At the Heart of Genome Editing and Cardiovascular Diseases

Reyna Hernández-Benítez, Maria Llanos Martinez-Martinez, Jeronimo Lajara, Pierre J. Magistretti, Nuria Montserrat, Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte

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Abstract

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is still the leading cause of death worldwide, but the knowledge and technologies for counteracting this disease may already be in our hands. Scientific advances over the past few years, such as the isolation and differentiation of induced pluripotent stem cells, and the development of gene-editing tools, have enabled us to model CVD, but more importantly, may represent tools for CVD early diagnosis, patient stratification, and treatment.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-223
Number of pages3
JournalCirculation Research
Volume123
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 5 2018

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