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Munk Cardiac teams of research scientists are pushing the boundaries of research in heart failure, prevention, and regenerative therapies. Breakthroughs include growing new heart cells in the lab and using them to replace damaged heart tissue and identifying cells that can be mobilized to help the heart repair or even replace diseased cells.

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Visit our Innovations and Milestones section to view recent media releases detailing some of the innovative research iniatives from the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre.

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