NEWS & EVENTS
HEART TO HEART NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2013 ISSUE
CCF-Funded Research Studies: Recent Presentations and Publications
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Drivers of Pediatric Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Wu L, Ong S, Talor MV, Barin JG, Baldeviano GC, Zhang H, Sheikh A, Margolick JB, Kass DA, Iwakura Y, Rose NR and Ciháková D. IL-17A Gives Rise to Proinflammatory and Profibrotic Monocytes by Inducing GM-CSF Production from Cardiac Fibroblasts. Poster presentation at the Gordon Research Conference, Phagocytes, Waterville Valley, NH, June 2013
Wu L, Ong S, Talor MV, Barin JG, Baldeviano GC, Zhang H, Sheikh A, Margolick JB, Kass DA, Iwakura Y, Rose NR and Ciháková D. IL-17A Gives Rise to Proinflammatory and Profibrotic Monocytes by Inducing GM-CSF Production from Cardiac Fibroblasts. Poster presentation at Fifteen Annual Pathology Young Investigators' Day, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, April 2013.
Barin JG, Baldeviano GC, Talor MV, Wu L, Ong S, Fairweather D, Bedja D, Stickel NR, LeGault JA, Cardamone AB, Zheng D, Gabrielson KL, Rose NR, Ciháková D. Fatal eosinophilic myocarditis develops in the absence of IFNy and IL17A. Journal of Immunology, 2013.
Ciháková D and Rose NR. Myocarditis and Other Immunological Models of Cardiac Disease. Manual of Research Techniques in Cardiovascular Medicine, Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
Patterns and Clinical Significance of Electro-Mechanical
Dyssynchrony in Pediatric Dilated Cardiomyopathy
University of Colorado, Denver, CO
MicroRNA Expression in Children with Heart Failure
Miyamoto, S.D., Peterson, V., Cagle, L., Freed, B., Stauffer, B.L., Sucharov, C.C. Circulating microRNA: Prognostic Biomarker for Pediatric Heart Failure. Poster presentation at the International Society of Heart Research XXI World Congress. San Diego, CA, July 2013.
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Human iPS Cells and ECT in the Study of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
3D Engineered Cardiac Tissue: A Novel Tool to Unravel
Genotype/Phenotype Relationships in MYBPC3 -
Associated Childhood Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
De Lange, W., Spring, A., Grimes, A., Hegge, L., Ralphe, J.C. Functional characterization of the cMyBP-C E258K HCM-causing mutation in murine engineered cardiac tissue. Abstract presentation at the International Society for Heart Research-XXI World Congress, San Diego, CA, July 2013.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Developmental Effects of PTPN11 Mutations on
Pediatric Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
National Institutes of Health/National Heart Lung and Blood Institute R01 Award (Maria Kontaridis), Elucidating the phosphatase-independent roles of PTPN11 in the heart, 4 year grant: $203, 910 (Yr1), $250,000 (Yr 2-4)
For a listing of other CCF-funded studies, click here.