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Yonggang Ma, PhD

Assistant Professor
Office: G362
Lab: G364
Office Phone: 601-815-1947
Email: yma@umc.edu

Areas of Expertise
General: Cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology
Specific: Inflammatory and fibrotic mechanisms in the pathogenesis of left ventricular remodeling following myocardial infarction and during cardiac aging
Research Methods
Mouse myocardial infarction and ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) models, cardiovascular function analyses, flow cytometry, histology, immunoblotting, ELISA, quantitative PCR, in vivo cell isolation, in vitro cell culture and functional assays
Current Projects
Regulation of macrophage and/or neutrophil polarization post-myocardial infarction
The mechanisms of MMP-28 regulation of post-myocardial infarction cardiac remodeling



Curriculum Vitae
Summary of Research
Links to PubMed Articles