Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine

at the University of Washington

Core Faculty

Marta Scatena PhD

University of Washington
Research Associate Professor


Office: 206.543.5789

Studies in the Scatena laboratory aim to elucidate the mechanisms underlying the pathological processes of cardiovascular diseases. It is well recognized that cardiovascular disease is the underlying cause of catastrophic events like heart failure, stroke, and other life-threatening maladies making it the biggest killer in the Western World. It is, therefore, essential to understand its development and progression mechanisms, with the goal of devising ways to therapeutically intervene and lessen its damaging effects.

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