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Blood Cells to Heart Cells

Making a New Heart from a Tube of Blood: is that Right?

Nearly everyone knows someone with heart failure, which is a debilitating disease. Unfortunately, up to now doctors have only been able to control the symptoms, by prescribing pills or operating. But the future is closer than you think. We make a beating heart from a tube of blood! We are thus learning to understand heart failure and working hard on a therapy! Rogier Veltrop, cardiovascular researcher.

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Fri 9 September 20:45-21:15h
B 0.113
Location 2: Bouillonstraat