Stem Cell Treatment for Heart Repair (audio)
These naturally occurring cells seem to be capable of building new blood vessels and replacing damaged heart muscle. Douglas Losordo, MD will discuss results from early stem cell studies that provide evidence for safety and possible benefits to patients with chest pain, heart failure and heart damage.
Douglas Losordo, MDis the director at the Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute and director of the Program of Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine at the institute. Dr. Losordo is also an Eileen M. Foell Professor of Heart Research at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.