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Heritage Medical Research Centre

University of Alberta, Edmonton


June 2019

​[Recognition] Dr. Zam Kassiri has been awarded the prestigious Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Cardiovascular Extracellular Matrix

​[New Publication] Congratulations to Wang et al. on publishing a research article entitled "Apelin protects against abdominal aortic aneurysm and the therapeutic role of neutral endopeptidase resistant apelin analogs" Proceedings of National Academy of Science (PNAS)

May 2019

October 2018

​[New Publication] Congratulations to Jana et al. on publishing a research article entitled  "Disparate Remodeling of the Extracellular Matrix and Proteoglycans in Failing Pediatric versus Adult hearts" published in Journal of American Heart Association.

September 2018

​[New Publication] Editorial (Jana & Kassiri) in American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circ Phys. "LOXury of inhibiting fibrosis in volume overload cardiomyopathy"

Join our laboratory

The Kassiri Lab welcomes students, postdoctoral fellows, and visiting scholars who are interested in conducting research related to extracellular matrix and cardiovascular diseases. The potential applicants are expected to have a strong background in one of the following areas: physiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, and pharamcology. Potential graduate students are admitted to the MSc or PhD physiology program of the University of Alberta. If you are intrinsically motivated, please contact Dr. Kassiri directly. Please click here for more details regarding position availability in our lab.