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Aitor Aguirre

Testing A New Way To Tackle Cancer

Friday, April 2, 2021
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Michigan State University, Spectrum Health and Lansing-based company Niowave have teamed up to develop a new strategy to fight cancer A potential new weapon against cancer is entering…

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Helping Fight Heart Disease Before It Starts

Friday, February 5, 2021
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Spartan researchers have been awarded $2.2 million to investigate how the diets of expecting mothers could affect their babies’ heart health. Nearly one out of every 100 babies…

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MSU Scientists Grow The First Functioning Mini Human Heart Model

Monday, August 17, 2020

Michigan State University researchers have created for the first time a miniature human heart model in the laboratory, complete with all primary heart cell types and a functioning…

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Slowing Down the Heart Aging Process to Increase the Human Lifespan

Thursday, March 28, 2019
Human Heart Tissue

In a new paper published in EMBO Reports this month, an international team of scientists, including Dr. Aitor Aguirre at MSU’s Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering,…

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MSU Researcher Regenerates Tissues in Humans to Treat Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer

Friday, October 12, 2018
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Aitor Aguirre is an assistant professor at MSU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering. He’s part of Chris Contag’s team at IQ. He works on understanding how human tissues respond…

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Aguirre Brings Tissue Remodeling Expertise to IQ and MSU

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Aitor Aguirre

Aitor Aguirre joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor in August 2018. Aitor Aguirre focuses on investigating cell plasticity and tissue remodeling in health and…

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