RESEARCH PROJECT TOPIC - funded by ENDURING HEARTS, with donation made by Big Gifts for Little Lives

Leukotriene B4: A potential mediator and biomarker for Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy.

 

Dr. Kiran Khush

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One of the heart's responses to injury is inflammation that can lead to Cardiac Allograft Vasculopathy (CAV).  CAV causes the release of a newly found signalling substance that can become a biomarker for early CAV detection. That signaling pathway will be studied as an important target for novel drugs that could prevent and/or treat CAV.