UNMC Center for Heart and Vascular Research

UNMC Center for Heart and Vascular Research

Our goal is to support and empower cardiovascular research efforts at UNMC that will bring new understanding and treatment options for patients with heart or vascular disease.

We appreciate your interest in the center and look forward to hearing from you.

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QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR & PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ 06/11/2021

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QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR & PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ 05/14/2021

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QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR & PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ 05/07/2021

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Generating Ins2 +/-/miR-133aTg Mice to Model miRNA-Driven Cardioprotection of Human Diabetic Heart - PubMed 03/08/2021

Generating Ins2 +/-/miR-133aTg Mice to Model miRNA-Driven Cardioprotection of Human Diabetic Heart - PubMed

Ins2+/-/miR-133aTg, find out what it's all about in this study from the Mishra lab.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33606210/

Generating Ins2 +/-/miR-133aTg Mice to Model miRNA-Driven Cardioprotection of Human Diabetic Heart - PubMed Diabetes mellitus (DM) is caused either due to insulin deficiency (T1DM) or insulin resistance (T2DM). DM increases the risk of heart failure by diabetic cardiomyopathy (DMCM), a cardiac muscle disorder that leads to a progressive decline in diastolic function, and ultimately systolic dysfunction. M...

A Forgotten Rose: Embracing the Complexity of Neuroimmune Function - PubMed 03/01/2021

A Forgotten Rose: Embracing the Complexity of Neuroimmune Function - PubMed

Congratulations Safwan Elkhatib on a great commentary!!! #unmc
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33541527/

A Forgotten Rose: Embracing the Complexity of Neuroimmune Function - PubMed A Forgotten Rose: Embracing the Complexity of Neuroimmune Function

QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ 02/26/2021

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Neuronal and Synaptic Plasticity in the Visual Thalamus in Mouse Models of Glaucoma - PubMed 02/22/2021

Neuronal and Synaptic Plasticity in the Visual Thalamus in Mouse Models of Glaucoma - PubMed

To learn more about mouse models of glaucoma. Follow the link.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33584206/

Neuronal and Synaptic Plasticity in the Visual Thalamus in Mouse Models of Glaucoma - PubMed Homeostatic plasticity plays important role in regulating synaptic and intrinsic neuronal function to stabilize output following perturbations to circuit activity. In glaucoma, a neurodegenerative disease of the visual system commonly associated with elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), the early di...

Nebraska Medicine first in nation to use specialized stent 02/16/2021

Nebraska Medicine first in nation to use specialized stent

Congratulations to Yiannis Chatzizisis, MD, PhD, section chief of interventional cardiology, Gregory Pavlides, MD, PhD, and Edward O'Leary, MD -- implanted the SYNERGY MEGATRON stent for the first time ever in the United States. Both are faculty members in the in the UNMC Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and members of CHVR. Well done team!

Follow this link to read full article: https://www.unmc.edu/news.cfm?match=26914

Nebraska Medicine first in nation to use specialized stent SYNERGY MEGATRON BP-DES a 'game changer' for interventional cardiology.

Long non-coding RNA Meg3 deficiency impairs glucose homeostasis and insulin signaling by inducing cellular senescence of hepatic endothelium in obesity - PubMed 02/15/2021

Long non-coding RNA Meg3 deficiency impairs glucose homeostasis and insulin signaling by inducing cellular senescence of hepatic endothelium in obesity - PubMed

What induces cellular senescence of hepatic endothelium in obesity? click the link to find out.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33508742/

Long non-coding RNA Meg3 deficiency impairs glucose homeostasis and insulin signaling by inducing cellular senescence of hepatic endothelium in obesity - PubMed Obesity-induced insulin resistance is a risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. However, the mechanisms underlying endothelial senescence in obesity, and how it impacts obesity-induced insulin resistance remain incompletely understood. In this study, transcriptome analysis revealed that...

QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR & PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ 02/12/2021

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Assessment of Streptavidin Bead Binding Capacity to Improve Quality of Streptavidin-based Enrichment Studies - PubMed 02/01/2021

Assessment of Streptavidin Bead Binding Capacity to Improve Quality of Streptavidin-based Enrichment Studies - PubMed

Does this assessment improve quality of streptavidin-based enrichment studies? Follow the link to find out. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33270449/

Assessment of Streptavidin Bead Binding Capacity to Improve Quality of Streptavidin-based Enrichment Studies - PubMed The streptavidin-based enrichment of biotin-tagged molecules is a common methodology that is routinely used across multiple disciplines in biomedical research. Numerous and varied formats of immobilized streptavidin and related proteins are available, but predicting which product is most apt for a g...

QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR AND PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ 01/29/2021

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UNMC Center for Heart and Vascular Research updated their information in their About section. 01/25/2021

UNMC Center for Heart and Vascular Research updated their information in their About section.

UNMC Center for Heart and Vascular Research updated their information in their About section.

Nanoformulation of the superoxide dismutase mimic, MnTnBuOE-2-PyP 5+, prevents its acute hypotensive response - PubMed 01/25/2021

Nanoformulation of the superoxide dismutase mimic, MnTnBuOE-2-PyP 5+, prevents its acute hypotensive response - PubMed

What prevents acute hypotensive response? Read this article to find out.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32863236/

Nanoformulation of the superoxide dismutase mimic, MnTnBuOE-2-PyP 5+, prevents its acute hypotensive response - PubMed Scavenging superoxide (O2•-) via overexpression of superoxide dismutase (SOD) or administration of SOD mimics improves outcomes in multiple experimental models of human disease including cardiovascular disease, neurodegeneration, and cancer. While few SOD mimics have transiti...

QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR AND PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ 01/22/2021

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QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR AND PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ 01/15/2021

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QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR AND PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ 01/08/2021

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Peripheral inflammation is strongly linked to elevated zero maze behavior in repeated social defeat stress - PubMed 01/04/2021

Peripheral inflammation is strongly linked to elevated zero maze behavior in repeated social defeat stress - PubMed

Check out this article to see what the Case lab has been up to.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32890698/

Peripheral inflammation is strongly linked to elevated zero maze behavior in repeated social defeat stress - PubMed Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric illness that results in an increased risk for a variety of inflammatory diseases. The exact etiology of this increased risk is unknown, and thus several animal models have been developed to investigate the neuroimmune interactions of PTSD. Repea...

QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR & PHYSIOLOGY QUIZ 12/18/2020

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Dr. Irving H. Zucker on Twitter 12/16/2020

Dr. Irving H. Zucker on Twitter

Congrats CHVR members Alicia Schiller, Ioannis Chatzizisis, Hanjun Wang, Irving Zucker

Dr. Irving H. Zucker on Twitter “Team explores drug-free hypertension treatment | UNMC https://t.co/dqdJtNSjkU via @twitterapi This should bring new validation technology to renal denervation right in the cath lab.”

Inhibition of Pyk2 and Src activity improves Cx43 gap junction intercellular communication - PubMed 12/14/2020

Inhibition of Pyk2 and Src activity improves Cx43 gap junction intercellular communication - PubMed

How does Inhibition of Pyk2 and Src activity improve Cx43 gap junction intercellular communication? Open the link to find out.
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32956670/

Inhibition of Pyk2 and Src activity improves Cx43 gap junction intercellular communication - PubMed Identification of proteins that interact with Cx43 has been instrumental in the understanding of gap junction (GJ) regulation. An in vitro phosphorylation screen identified that Protein tyrosine kinase 2 beta (Pyk2) phosphorylated purified Cx43CT and this led us to characterize the impact of this ph...

QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR AND PHYSIOLOGY WEEKLY QUIZ 12/04/2020

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MMP9 inhibition increases autophagic flux in chronic heart failure - PubMed 11/23/2020

MMP9 inhibition increases autophagic flux in chronic heart failure - PubMed

Read this article to find out what increases autophagic flux in chronic heart failure. #patel
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33064567/

MMP9 inhibition increases autophagic flux in chronic heart failure - PubMed An increased matrix metalloprotease9 (MMP9) during post-myocardial infarction (post-MI) exacerbates ischemia-induced chronic heart failure (CHF). Autophagy is cardioprotective during CHF, however, whether increased MMP9 suppressed autophagic activity in CHF is unknown. This study aimed to determine....

11/21/2020

The beauty of #Nebaska

A calm end to an autumnal day; have a great weekend!

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QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR AND PHYSIOLOGY WEEKLY QUIZ 11/20/2020

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QUIZ: CARDIOVASCULAR AND PHYSIOLOGY WEEKLY QUIZ 11/13/2020

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unmc.edu 11/12/2020

Dr. Davies honored by Boys & Girls Clubs

CHVR congratulates Dr. Davies on his service to the community-
https://www.unmc.edu/news.cfm?match=26545&pk_campaign=email&pk_kwd=Dr_Davies_honored_by_Boys_Girls_Clubs

unmc.edu Dele Davies, MD, has been involved with the Boys & Girls Clubs since 2014.

pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov 11/09/2020

Neutrophil signaling during myocardial infarction wound repair - PubMed

How does neutrophil signaling during myocardial infarction wound repair work? Click the link and find out.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33122000/

pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Neutrophils are key effector cells of the innate immune system, serving as a first line of defense in the response to injury and playing essential roles in the wound healing process. Following myocardial infarction (MI), neutrophils infiltrate into the infarct region to propagate inflammation and be...

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UNMC Center for Heart and Vascular Research

Welcome from Director

Thank you for visiting the Center for Heart and Vascular Research (CHVR). Our goal is to support and empower cardiovascular research efforts at UNMC that will bring new understanding and treatment options for patients with heart or vascular disease. The Center also provides our trainees with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in research. CHVR is part of ongoing efforts at UNMC to develop the clinical, research, and education missions focused on cardiovascular disease. We appreciate your interest in the center and look forward to hearing from you.

Merry L. Lindsey, Ph.D.

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