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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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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Researchers to Conduct Comprehensive Analysis of the Human Bladder and Ureter

Drs. Lee, Ting and Wessely will examine human ureter and bladder tissues in males and females at various ages and construct a cellular and molecular anatomical map of the organs.

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