Heart

Synthetic tissue can repair hearts, muscles, and vocal cords

Published: 30Nov2021

Combining knowledge of chemistry, physics, biology, and engineering, scientists from McGill University develop a biomaterial tough enough to repair the heart, muscles, and vocal cords, representing...

McGill Cares webcast: Celebrating a Lifetime of Heart Resilience

17Feb202112:00
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Join us on February 17, 2021 at noon for the next webcast in our biweekly series, McGill Cares, designed to sup/medsimcentreCategory: Medicine and Health Sciences Medical Simulation Centre

McGill Cares Webcast: The Correlation between Cardiovascular Disease, Stress and Dementia

30Sep202012:00
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Join us on September 30 at noon for the next webcast in our weekly series, McGill Cares, designed to support informal ca/medsimcentreCategory: Medicine and Health Sciences Medical Simulation Centre

How heart tissue combines mechanical strength and electrical reliability

Published: 10May2018

The human heart can be viewed as both a mechanical and an electrical device – one that contracts and pumps billions of times over an average lifespan. How does it manage to achieve this feat...

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