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A Genome-Wide Association Study of Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy in African Americans

Plot of the odds of developing idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy (a form of heart failure) from various genetic variations on chromosome 2. A variation in a calcium channel subunit (CACNB4) showed the greatest risk for developing the disease. The population is African-American, and the results are from a recent study published from the Heart Institute.

Modulation of LIN28B/Let-7 Signaling by Propranolol Contributes to Infantile Hemangioma Involution<br>

Infantile hemangiomas (IHs) are the most common benign vascular neoplasms of infancy, characterized by a rapid growth phase followed by a spontaneous involution, or triggered by propranolol treatment by poorly understood mechanisms. LIN28/let-7 axis plays a central role in the regulation of stem cell self-renewal and tumorigenesis. However, the role of LIN28B/let-7 signaling in IH pathogenesis has not yet been elucidated.

USF Health Institute News

7/13/2018
The new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute, shown here under construction in June 2018, will open late 2019. Emails are coming in about biotech start-ups, applications are pouring in from high-caliber students, powerhouse researchers are inquiring about opportunities, researc … [read more]
6/18/2018
//www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4tCBzbwqZk Leaning forward, Julio Robaina intently watched as USF Health cardiologist Bibhu Mohanty, MD, sketched a series of shapes on a piece of notebook paper. As Dr. Mohanty pulled his hand away, the sketches were revealed. It was a heart, Robaina‚Äôs heart. Minutes ear … [read more]
5/2/2018
The program, one of five awarded nationally this year, pairs faculty mentors from USF Health’s Heart Institute with promising students interested in cardiovascular or related biomedical research The American Heart Association has awarded the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine a three-year, … [read more]
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