the university of sydney

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Dr James Chong on his collaborative research to grow heart muscle cells

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Hear how Dr James Chong, in a world first with scientists at the University of Washington, successfully grew stem cell derived heart muscle cells in sufficient quantity to repair the damaged heart of a primate after myocardial infarction (a.k.a. heart attack). Dr James Chong is part of the Westmead Millennium Institute's Centre for Heart Research, as well as a Cardiologist at Westmead Hospital and Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney. For more information: http://www.wmi.org.au/