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Echocardiography for Sophisticated Murine Cardiac Phenotyping (resubmission)

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Award date: 
Mar 26, 2013
Award amount: 
$194,002
Organization name: 
Duke University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: 
Rockman, Howard A.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Institutional Development Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

Heart failure accounts for most of the cardiovascular mortality in the U.S. Genetically altered mouse models can identify genes and molecules that are causative in heart failure. Echocardiography in mouse models is essential in determining how these molecules affect heart function, which may lead to the development of novel therapies.

Fiscal year: 
2013