Heritage Medical Research Centre
University of Alberta, Edmonton
[New Publication] Congratulations to Jana et al. on publishing a Review article on "Extracellular matrix, regional heterogeneity of the aorta, and aortic aneurysm" in Experimental and Molecular Medicine, 2019.
[New Publication] Congratulations to Chute et al. on publishing a Review article on "The Non-Fibrillar Side of Fibrosis: Contribution of the Basement Membrane, Proteoglycans, and Glycoproteins to Myocardial Fibrosis" in Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease, 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).
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.