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Stem cell therapy effectively treats heart attacks in animals

ns had suffered at least one heart attack. People who have had a heart attack have a sudden death rate that is four to six times greater than in the general population. About two-thirds of heart attack patients do not make a complete recovery; however, 88 percent of those under age 65 are able to return to work.

This two-year study was funded by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering, the National Institutes of Health, and the Donald W. Reynolds Johns Hopkins Cardiovascular Center, and the National Institutes of Health. Further assistance came from Osiris Therapeutics, which developed a process for preparing mesenchymal stem cells and provided both funding and the lines of adult stem cells used for each animal involved in the study. Injection catheters were provided by Biocardia Inc.

Other investigators in this research, conducted solely at Johns Hopkins, were Luciano Amado, M.D.; Marcus St. John, M.D.; Anastasios Saliaris, M.D.; Jin-Sheng Xie, M.D.; Stephen Cattaneo, M.D.; Daniel Durand, B.S.; Torin Fitton, M.D.; Jin Qiang Kuang; Garrick Stewart, M.D.; Jeff Brawn, V.T.; Virginia Eneboe, V.T.; Stephanie Lehrke, M.D.; William Baumgartner, M.D.; and Bradley Martin, Ph.D.


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