Jennifer Lawton, M.D., and her team study a channel in heart cells that opens when energy is low to protect the heart. With more knowledge of the channel, their hope is to be able to open it with medications to reduce harm to the heart following heart surgery, heart attack or times of stress. Discover more videos at http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/resear....
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Chief, Division of Cardiac Surgery
Professor of Surgery
Expertise: Aortic Aneurysms, Aortic Dissections, Aortic Surgery, Cardiac Care, Cardiac masses, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Surgery, Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG), Coronary ...