This is an updated list of recently published studies by members of the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research.


April 2017

Automated cell tracking identifies mechanically oriented cell divisions during Drosophila axis elongation.

Wang MF, Hunter MV, Wang G, McFaul C, Yip CM, Fernandez-Gonzalez R. Development. 2017 Apr 1;144(7):1350-1361

Constitutive smooth muscle tumour necrosis factor regulates microvascular myogenic responsiveness and systemic blood pressure

Kroetsch J, Levy A, Zhang H, Aschar-Sobbi R, Lidington D, Offermanns S, Nedospasov S, Backx P, Heximer S, Bolz S.  Nat Commun. 2017 Apr 5;8:14805

Disrupting the key circadian regulator CLOCK leads to age-dependent cardiovascular disease.

Alibhai F, LaMarre J, Reitz C, Tsimakouridze E, Kroetsch J, Bolz S, Shulman A, Steinberg S, Burris T, Oudit G, Martino T. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2017 Apr;105:24-37

NASA model of “Threat and Error” in pediatric cardiac surgery: patterns of error chains

Hickey E, Pham-Hung E, Nosikova Y, Halvorsen F, Gritti M, Schwartz S, Caldarone CA, Van Arsdell GAnn Thorac Surg. 2017 Apr;103(4):1300-1307

Shape of my heart: Cell-cell adhesion and cytoskeletal dynamics during Drosophila cardiac morphogenesis

McFaul CM, Fernandez-Gonzalez R. Exp Cell Res. 2017 Apr 5. pii: S0014-4827(17)30184-2

Tension (re)builds: Biophysical mechanisms of embryonic wound repair

Zulueta-Coarasa T, Fernandez-Gonzalez R. Mech Dev. 2017 Apr;144(Pt A):43-52

Urinary adenosine excretion in type 1 diabetes

Rajasekeran H, Lytvyn Y, Bozovic A, Lovshin J, Diamandis E, Cattran D, Husain M, Perkins BA, Advani A, Reich HN, Kulasingam V, Cherney DZ. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2017 Apr 5:ajprenal.00043.2017

March 2017

Clinical genetic testing in pediatric cardiomyopathy: Is bigger getter?

Ouellette A, Mathew J, Manickaraj A, Manase G, Zahavich L, Wilson J, George K, Benson L, Bowdin S, Mital S. Clin Genet. 2017 Mar 30

Could MRI be used to image kidney fibrosis? A review of recent advances and remaining barriers

Leung G, Kirpalani A, Szeto S, Deeb M, Foltz W, Simmons C, Yuen D. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Mar 15

Measuring quality of life in advanced heart failure

MacIver J, Wentlandt K, Ross H. Curr Opin Support Palliat Care. 2017 Mar;11(1):12-16

Cell-cell and cell-ECM adhesions cooperate to organize actomyosin networks and maintain force transmission during Dorsal Closure.

Goodwin K, Lostchuck EE, Cramb KM, Zulueta-Coarasa T, Fernandez-Gonzalez R, Tanentzapf G. Mol Biol Cell. 2017 Mar 22. pii: mbc.E17-01-0033.

Myosin II promotes the anisotropic loss of the apical domain during Drosophila neuroblast ingression.

Simões S, Oh Y, Wang MF, Fernandez-Gonzalez R, Tepass U. J Cell Biol. 2017 Mar 31. pii: jcb.201608038.

Perspective on precision medicine in paediatric heart failure

Fridman M, Mital S. Clin Sci (Lond). 2017 Mar 1;131(6):439-448

Smooth muscle cell-specific deletion of Col15a1 unexpectedly leads to impaired development of advanced atherosclerotic lesions.

Durgin B, Cherepanova O, Gomez D, Karaoli T, Alencar G, Butcher J, Zhou Y, Bendeck M, Isakson B, Owens G, Connelly J. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2017 Mar 10


February 2017

The association of chronic kidney disease and microalbuminuria with heart failure with preserved vs. reduced ejection fraction.

Nayor M, Larson MG, Wang N, Santhanakrishnan R, Lee DS, Tsao CW, Cheng S, Benjamin EJ, Vasan RS, Levy D, Fox CS, Ho JE. Eur J Heart Fail. 2017 Feb 20

Cardiac Overexpression of S100A6 Attenuates Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis and Reduces Infarct Size After Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion.

Mofid A, Newman NS, Lee PJ, Abbasi C, Matkar PN, Rudenko D, Kuliszewski MA, Chen HH, Afrasiabi K, Tsoporis JN, Gramolini AO, Connelly KA, Parker TG, Leong-Poi H. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Feb 7;6(2). pii: e004738.

The E3 ligase Mule protects the heart against oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction through Myc-dependent inactivation of Pgc-1α and Pink1

Dadson K, Hauck L, Hao Z, Grothe D, Rao V, Mak T, Billia F. Sci Rep. 2017 Feb 2;7:41490

Hands-on surgical training of congenital heart surgery using 3-dimensional print models

Yoo SJ, Spray T, Austin EH 3rd, Yun TJ, van Arsdell GS. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 9. pii: S0022-5223(17)30184-8

Interleukin-1β is a key biomarker and mediator of inflammatory vascular calcification

Shobeiri N, Bendeck M. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017 Feb;37(2):179-180

Generating favorable growth factor and protease release profiles to enable extracellular matrix accumulation within an in vitro tissue engineering environment

Zhang X, Battiston KG, Labow RS, Simmons CA, Santerre JP. Acta Biomater. 2017 Feb 24. pii: S1742-7061(17)30143-5.

Geometry and growth of the reconstructed aorta in patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and variants

Haller C, Chetan D, Saedi A, Parker R, Van Arsdell GS, Honjo O. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(17)30222-2

Management of pregnancy in patients with complex congenital heart disease: A scientific statement for healthcare professionals from the American Heart Association

Canobbio MM, Warnes CA, Aboulhosn J, Connolly HM, Khanna A, Koos BJ, Mital S, Rose C, Silversides C, Stout K. Circulation. 2017 Feb 21;135(8):e50-e87

Mechanically assisted bidirectional cavopulmonary shunt in neonates and infants: An acute human pilot study

Honjo O, Merklinger SL, Poe JB, Guerguerian AM, Zhang H, Taylor KL, Van Arsdell GS. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Feb;153(2):441-447

p53 regulates the cardiac transcriptome

Mak T, Hauck L, Grothe D, Billia F. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Feb 13. pii: 201621436.

Prognostic impact of SPECT-MPI after renal transplantation.

Abuzeid W, Iwanochko RM, Wang X, Kim SJ, Husain M, Lee DS. J Nucl Cardiol. 2017 Feb;24(1):295-303.

Tension regulates myosin dynamics during Drosophila embryonic wound repair.

Kobb A, Zulueta-Coarasa T, Fernandez-Gonzalez R. J Cell Sci. 2017 Feb 15;130(4):689-696

Transthyretin amyloidosis: an under-recognized neuropathy and cardiomyopathy

Galant, N, Westermark P, Higaki J, Chakrabartty A. 

Ventricular thrombosis post-venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Alhussein M, Moayedi Y, Posada J, Ross H, Hickey E, Rao V, Billia F. Circ Heart Fail. 2017 Feb;10(2). pii: e003757


January 2017

Re-evaluating modality of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with heart failure and resynchronization therapy: relevance of heart rate-adaptive pacing

Goldraich L, Ross H, Foroutan F, Walker M, Braga J, McDonald MA. J Card Fail. 2017 Jan 20


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