Essential role of SMAD3 in cardiac repair and fibrosis


Grant Data
Project Title
Essential role of SMAD3 in cardiac repair and fibrosis
Principal Investigator
Professor Lan, Hui Yao   (Principal investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2006-08-16
Completion Date
2009-08-31
Amount
342616
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Cardiac fibrosis, TGF-beta, Smad3, hypertension
Discipline
Cardiovascular Research
Sponsor
Other projects
Grant Type
Sun Chieh Yeh Heart Foundation - General Award
Funding Year
2006/2007
Status
On-going
Objectives
To investigate the signaling mechansims of TGF-beta/Smad3 in cardiac fibrosis induced in Smad3 knockout mice by angiotensin II infusion or by cardiac ischemic injury.