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Extracellular matrix, regional heterogeneity of the aorta, and aortic aneurysm. 

Jana S, Hu Mei, Shen M, Kassiri Z. 

Exp Mol Med. 2019 Dec 19;51(12):160. doi: 10.1038/s12276-019-0286-3.

Apelin directs endothelial cell differentiation and vascular repair following immune-mediated injury.

Masoud AG, Lin J, Azad AK, Farhan MA, Fischer C, Zhu LF, Zhang H, Sis B, Kassiri Z, Moore RB, Kim D, Anderson CC, Vederas JC, Adam BA, Oudit GY, Murray AG.

J Clin Invest. 2019 Nov 18. pii: 128469. doi: 10.1172/JCI128469. 


The Non-Fibrillar Side of Fibrosis: Contribution of the Basement Membrane, Proteoglycans, and Glycoproteins to Myocardial Fibrosis.

Chute M, Aujla P, Jana S, Kassiri Z.

J Cardiovasc Dev Dis. 2019 Sep 23;6(4). pii: E35. doi: 10.3390/jcdd6040035. Review.


Apelin protects against abdominal aortic aneurysm and the therapeutic role of neutral endopeptidase resistant apelin analogs.

Wang W, Shen M, Fischer C, Basu R, Hazra S, Couvineau P, Paul M, Wang F, Toth S, Mix DS, Poglitsch M, Gerard NP, Bouvier M, Vederas JC, Penninger JM, Kassiri Z, Oudit GY.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Jun 12. pii: 201900152. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1900152116.

Endothelial and cardiomyocyte PI3Kβ divergently regulate cardiac remodelling in response to ischaemic injury.

Chen X, Zhabyeyev P, Azad AK, Wang W, Minerath RA, DesAulniers J, Grueter CE, Murray AG, Kassiri Z, Vanhaesebroeck B, Oudit GY.

Cardiovasc Res. 2019 Jul 1;115(8):1343-1356. doi: 10.1093/cvr/cvy298.

Vitamin E alleviates non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in phosphatidylethanolamine N-methyltransferase deficient mice.

Presa N, Clugston RD, Lingrell S, Kelly SE, Merrill AH Jr, Jana S, Kassiri Z, Gómez-Muñoz A, Vance DE, Jacobs RL, van der Veen JN.

Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis. 2019 Jan;1865(1):14-25. doi: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2018.10.010. PMID: 30300671