The Molecular Cardiology is concerned with the study of the molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular biology of great interest for human cardiovascular diseases. The study focuses on discovering and studying novel pathways that regulate cardiac hypertrophy, aging and metabolic diseases with specific attention to translating bench findings to new bedside approaches and strategies. Using a broad variety of techniques in genomics, stem cell biology, molecular biology, gene therapy, transgenic models and parabiosis, we approach cardiovascular problems relevant to human diseases to develop solutions that we validate by performing in vivo studies. A great interest of the laboratory is the identification of novel circulating factors that regulate cardiac biology, including aging and hypertrophy.

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