Jason Becker
Last active: 12/6/2017

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Our lab studies the genetic pathways that cause inherited cardiomyopathies in humans in an effort to identify novel methods to prevent and treat heart failure. We utilize a variety of experimental systems which include mammalian cell culture, vertebrate model organisms, and human samples. The primary goals of the lab are: - Identify genetic pathways involved in the pathogenesis of inherited cardiomyopathies in humans. - Develop methods to study these pathways using both in vitro and in vivo experimental model systems. - Identify chemical modifiers of these disease pathways which can serve as the foundation for novel therapeutic strategies.

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    heart failure hypertrophic cardiomyopathy myocardial hypertrophy