Rebuilding a broken heart: Lessons from developmental and regenerative biology

Muge N. Kuyumcu-Martinez, Michael C. Bressan

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In May 2016, the annual Weinstein Cardiovascular Development and Regeneration Conference was held in Durham, North Carolina, USA. The meeting assembled leading investigators, junior scientists and trainees from around the world to discuss developmental and regenerative biological approaches to understanding the etiology of congenital heart defects and the repair of diseased cardiac tissue. In this Meeting Review, we present several of the major themes that were discussed throughout the meeting and highlight the depth and range of research currently being performed to uncover the causes of human cardiac diseases and develop potential therapies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3866-3870
Number of pages5
JournalDevelopment (Cambridge)
Issue number21
StatePublished - Nov 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Congenital heart defects
  • Heart development
  • Regeneration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Developmental Biology


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