SDSU researcher uses cardiac stem cells to repair “broken hearts.”
It is the future of medicine. A tiny stem cell from your own body groomed to replicate and replace dead and damaged cells in a variety of vital organs – including the heart. Right now, some of the most advanced work on this pioneering approach to heart disease is happening at San Diego State University.
When SDSU professor Mark Sussman received $9.5 million from the National Institutes of Health nearly five years ago, scientists were only just beginning to understand the heart’s ability to heal