Cardiovascular Research & Training Institute

The Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research & Training Institute (CVRTI) studies cardiac function with a translational focus. Our research provides a highly integrated approach to the study of cardiac electrophysiology, ion transport, structural and functional remodeling of excitation-contraction coupling in heart failure, proteomics and epigenetics of heart failure, metabolomics of myocardial ischemia and cardiac arrest, and mitochondral function.

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Thomas Seidel, Sutip Navankasattusas, Azmi A. Ahmad, Nikolaos A. Diakos, Weining D. Xu, Martin Tristani-Firouzi, Michael Bonios, Iosif Taleb, Dean Y. Li, Craig H. Selzman, Stavros G. Drakos, Frank B. Sachse.

Sheet-Like Remodeling of the Transverse Tubular System in Human Heart Failure Impairs Excitation-Contraction Coupling and Functional Recovery by Mechanical Unloading. 2017 Jan 10. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.116.024470.


Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research & Training Institute

Kenneth W. Spitzer, PhD
Phone: 801-581-8183

95 S 2000 E
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112