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    Roberto Bolli and research teamBolli, UofL receive $13.8 million grant to study new adult stem cell to treat heart failure

    Award is one of university's largest-ever federal grants for medical research (9/29/17)


     

    NewsBeat

    August 21, 2017 - Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar is named a 'Research Exemplar' by the P.I. Program at Washington University in St. Louis - Read More

    August 17, 2017 - Dr. Roberto Bolli continues to help raise the profile of the major medical journal Circulation Research as its impact factor climbs -  Read More

    March 22, 2017 - Dr. Michael Flaherty leads new study finding the Abiomed Impella® Heart Pump reduces injury to kidneys during high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention - Read More

    February 9, 2017 - Dr. Lorrel Brown discusses reducing heart attack risk, and Hands-Only CPR - Read More

    February 6, 2017 - Dr. Brad Sutton discusses how having business know-how opens up new career opportunities for physicians in AAMCNews - Read More

    December 20, 2016 - Multi-center study of adult stem cells now open at seven sites in six states - New research expands on previous studies by Dr. Roberto Bolli at the University of Louisville - Read More

    December 19, 2016 - Dr. Emma Birks talks about her study showing heart pump plus aggressive drugs could allow people with heart failure to regain full function - Watch Video

    November 4, 2016 - Dr. Gary Gibbons, Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health presented the 2016 Leonard Leight Lecture - Read More | Photos

    October 24, 2016 - Drs. Rakesh Gopinathannair and Michael Flaherty lead newly approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Implant program at Jewish Hospital - Read More 

    September 29, 2016 - Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar, other health experts make case against e-cigs, hookah - Read More

    August 9, 2016 - Dr. Ali. Marian tabbed to deliver the 2016 Leonard Leight Lecture - Read More

    June 1, 2016 - Bradford Hill, Ph.D., was awarded a $1.8 million grant from the NIH to study the role of metabolism in cardiac cell therapy.

    June 1, 2016 - Steven Jones, Ph.D., was awarded a $2.1 million grant from the NIH to study the regulation of metabolic genes in the heart.

    “Incredible!” That's how Mike Jones describes his life three and a half years after receiving stem cells as part of Dr. Roberto Bolli's groundbreaking SCIPIO trial. The study, in which twenty patients received their own cardiac stem cells, has transformed Mike Jones' life. Read more.


    Dr. Roberto Bolli continues to lead studies using stem cells in the fight to cure heart disease


    2017 NIH Adult Cardiac Stem Cell Grant Announcement

    Spotlight

    October 12, 2017 - Drs. Rachel Keith and Brad Sutton featured on WHAS-11 as part of new virtual reality system to aid in quitting smoking - Read More

    September 7, 2017 - Dr. Brad Sutton part of UofL group picked to help lead health care innovation - Read More

    May 5, 2017 - Dr. Brad Sutton is featured in a WKYT investigative report regarding his research into the working conditions of public AEDs - Read More

    February 2, 2017 - Dr. Lorrel Brown and her team demonstrate "Hands Only" CPR to fans at the UofL men's basketball game vs. Syracuse in the KFC Yum! Center - See Photos

    February 2, 2017 - Dr. Lorrel Brown and her team demonstrate "Hands Only" CPR to fans at the UofL women's basketball game vs. N.C.State in the KFC Yum! Center - See Photos

    January 31, 2017 - Dr. Andrew DeFilippis, Alpha Phi Foundation's 2016 Heart to Heart Grant recipient and cardiologist at the University of Louisville, explains his innovative research and how the generosity of our donors made it possible - See Video

    November 15, 2016 - Dr. Emma Birks presents evidence showing that an artificial heart assist device along with medications may actually help heal the heart - Read More

    October 25, 2016 - UofL research team co-authors American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report on air pollution linked to blood vessel damage in healthy young adults - Read More

    September 27, 2016 - Dr. Aruni Bhatnagar part of Mayor's forum on possible e-cigarette, hookah ban - Read More

    August 12, 2016 - Participants sought by UofL for FACTT trial researching e-cigarette flavors. For more information, e-mail ATRAC@louisville.edu - Read More

    May 18, 2016 - Aruni Bhatnagar, Ph.D., and the UofL Diabetes & Obesity Center are part of an air pollution reduction project - Read More

    April 25, 2016 - Dr. Lorrel Brown earns American College of Cardiology award for CPR training at the Kentucky State Fair - Read More

    April 12, 2016 - Dr. Andrew DeFilippis was recently honored with the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Early Career Investigator Award - Read More

    Oct. 29, 2015 - Roberto Bolli, M.D., FAHA, honored with the Schottenstein Prize in Cardiovascular Sciences from The Ohio State University - Read More