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Yonggang Ma, PhD

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Assistant Professor
Office: G362; (601) 815-1947
Lab: G364
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

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