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Coronary Artery Development and Regeneration

Kristy Red-Horse, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Stanford University

Took place on December 19, 2019 at 1:00pm EST 






Kristy Red-Horse -

Dr. Red-Horse is a Professor in the Department of Biology at Stanford University.

Her lab uses cardiovascular development as a model to study the signals that instruct cell fate and guide morphogenesis during organ formation in the mammalian embryo. Their current focus is to fate-map the different cellular sources that give rise to the coronary arteries of the heart and to identify the molecules that direct their migration and differentiation. The long-term goal is to use this information to better understand and treat cardiovascular diseases.

Papers related to this study are:

A Unique Collateral Artery Development Program Promotes Neonatal Heart Regeneration
Single-cell analysis of early progenitor cells that build coronary arteries
Veins and Arteries Build Hierarchical Branching Patterns Differently: Bottom-Up versus Top-Down


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