Heritage Medical Research Centre

University of Alberta, Edmonton


June 2020

​[New Publication] Congratulations to Dr. Fan on publishing a review article titled: "Biology of Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase 3 (TIMP3), and its therapeutic implications in cardiovascular pathology" in Frontiers for Physiology. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2020.00661.

June 2020

​[New Publication] Congratulations to Jana et al. on publishing a research article titled: 'ADAM (A Disintegrin and Metalloproteinase) 15 Deficiency Exacerbates Ang II (Angiotensin II)-Induced Aortic Remodeling Leading to Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.' in Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. (ATVB)  DOI: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.120.314600

February 2020

June 2019

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

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 at 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.

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