Heritage Medical Research Centre

University of Alberta, Edmonton


December 2020

​[New Publication] Congratulations to Ms. Priya Aujla on her FIRST 1st author publication! "Diverse origins and activation of fibroblasts in cardiac fibrosis" Cellular Signaling.  DOI: 10.1016/j.cellsig.2020.109869 

Novenber 2020

​[New Achievement]  Big Congrats to Mei on passing her Ph.D. candidacy exam. Good job Mei! We are looking forward to seeing your new achievements very soon. 

September 2020

​[New Student]  Welcome to Mr. Devon Hupka, a new Physiology Honor's project student in our lab!

September 2020

​[New Role] As the new Associate Chair and Grad Coordinator for the the Dept of Physiology, looking forward to working closely with the wonderful grad student in our department!

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

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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