Boudreau earns third active R01

Photo: Ryan BoudreauRyan Boudreau, PhD, associate professor in Cardiovascular Medicine, received a four-year, $1.5M R01 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Boudreau will use this funding to further examine the role of mitoregulin, a protein his team recently discovered, in cardiac biology and disease. Boudreau now holds three R01s, all of which focus on the molecular and genetic mechanisms of heart failure.

Heart attacks and failures continue to be the leading cause of mortality in the United States, affecting more than 3 million people and costing the public health care system more than $30 billion each year.

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