July 9th, 2012

Study To Examine Use of Snake Venom Peptide for MI Treatment

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Researchers at the Mayo Clinic’s Cardiorenal Research Laboratory were awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study the effects of cenderitide, a designer peptide derived from the venom of the green mamba snake, on the preservation of cardiac and renal function after an MI or acute decompensated HF.

Additional coverage: Wall Street Journal (News Release)

 

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Tags: Cardiology, Cardiorenal Research Laboratory, cenderitide, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, Research

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