Cardiovascular diseases (hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, or heart failure) have been recently the most frequent cause of death in the developed countries. The older the Western population has got, the more frequent incidence of cardiovascular diseases there has been.
The explanation of physiological as well as pathophysiological processes within the cardiovascular system therefore represents an important goal of our research.
In addition, we contribute to the development of biomaterials that would be suitable for synthetic vascular substitutes. We also look for genes, whose defects or modifications can underlie some of the cardiovascular diseases.
|LABORATORY OF BIOMATERIALS AND TISSUES ENGINEERING
|LABORATORY OF EXPERIMENTAL HYPERTENSION
|LABORATORY OF DEVELOPMENTAL CARDIOLOGY
|LABORATORY OF GENETICS OF MODEL DISEASES