The Department of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Sciences is home to scientists with broad expertise in cardiovascular and related systems as well as cellular metabolism related to diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

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Dr. Justin Lathia Named One of Only Nine Recipients of National Research Program Award

Dr. Lathia has received an eight-year, $5.2 million award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to further research into the dynamics of immune suppression in malignant brain tumors and target future immune-activating therapies.

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Researchers Probe Further Into Link between Red Meat and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Dr. Hazen identified the gbu gene cluster as a potential therapeutic target for diet-associated cardiovascular disease, and showed that dietary modifications may also help reduce risk.

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Researchers to Study if Non-Coding SARS-CoV-2 Genetic Material Can Offer Insights into New COVID-19 Therapies

Led by Dr. Fox, researchers from Cleveland and Florida will collaborate to investigate if certain regions of SARS-CoV-2 genetic material, called non-coding RNA, can be targeted to treat or prevent COVID-19 infection.

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