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Summer 2013 WashU Alumni Newsletter (pdf)

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Physician Scientists – Not an Endangered Species at WU – In the past two years, Washington University’s Cardiovascular Division has lured eight physician scientists to join its faculty. The group is researching everything from the connection between diabetes and cardiovascular disease to the role immune cells play in helping cardiac tissue heal after injury. Complex studies on the development of cardiac fibrosis and heart failure as well as ways to engineer cardiac conduction tissues also are under way.