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Full Name and Degrees: 
Jianyi (Jay) Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
Member Role: 
Lead Principal Investigator
Institutional affiliation: 
University of Alabama
research focus: 

Dr. Zhang’s research focuses on myocardial energetics in the heart following left ventricular remodeling and congestive heart failure.

Recent publications: 
Exosomes secreted by hiPSC-derived cardiac cells improve recovery from myocardial infarction in swine. Gao L, Wang L, Wei Y, Krishnamurthy P, Walcott GP, Menasché P, Zhang J.Sci Transl Med. 2020 Sep 16;12(561):eaay1318. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aay1318.PMID: 32938792 CHIR99021 and fibroblast growth factor 1 enhance the regenerative potency of human cardiac muscle patch after myocardial infarction in mice. Fan C, Tang Y, Zhao M, Lou X, Pretorius D, Menasche P, Zhu W, Zhang J.J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2020 Apr;141:1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2020.03.003. Epub 2020 Mar 10.PMID: 32169551 Deciphering Role of Wnt Signalling in Cardiac Mesoderm and Cardiomyocyte Differentiation from Human iPSCs: Four-dimensional control of Wnt pathway for hiPSC-CMs differentiation. Zhao M, Tang Y, Zhou Y, Zhang J.Sci Rep. 2019 Dec 18;9(1):19389. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-55620-x.PMID: 31852937
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