“Multimodal self-assembled theranostic nanomaterials for the detection and treatment of atherosclerosis”

American Heart Association awards over $400,000 to UK for Cardiovascular Research

American Heart Association awards over $400,000 to UK for Cardiovascular Research

LEXINGTON, Ky. (September 8, 2015) – The University of Kentucky has been awarded research grants totaling over $400,000 by the American Heart Association.

These grants will fund research within the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Saha Cardiovascular Research Center .

The grants are:

"Smooth Muscle TGF-Beta Signaling in Aortic Homeostasis and Disease: Implications for Human Therapies"

Daugherty lab publishes research on Fibroblast Angiotensin II Type 1A Receptors

Daugherty lab publishes research on Fibroblast Angiotensin II Type 1A Receptors

Fibroblast Angiotensin II Type 1a Receptors Contribute to Angiotensin II–Induced Medial Hyperplasia in the Ascending Aorta

Aruna Poduri, Debra L. Rateri, Deborah A. Howatt, Anju Balakrishnan, Jessica J. Moorleghen,

Lisa A. Cassis, Alan Daugherty

"Multi-Scale Modeling of Healing Myocardial Infarcts: Counterintuitive Predictions for Improving Post-Infarction Function"

"New CETP inhibitor K-312 reduces PCSK9 expression: a potentional effect on LDL cholesterol metabolism"

"Recent Trials in CV Imaging: SCOT HEART, PROMISE, PLATFORM"