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Stem cells healing broken hearts
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Stem cells healing broken hearts

Westmead Institute heart researcher Dr James Chong has been awarded the prestigious Metcalf Prize for recognition of his leadership in stem cell research. Read More
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Westmead Researcher Part of World-First Breakthrough to Repair the Failing Heart

A physician-scientist at Sydney’s Westmead Millennium Institute for Medical Research (WMI) has, in a world first, collaborated with scientists at the University of Washington to successfully grow heart muscle cells in sufficient quantity to repair the damaged heart of a primate after myocardial infarction (a.k.a. heart attack). Read More