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Fibroblasts are connective tissue cells which secrete an extracellular matrix rich in collagen and other macromolecules.
Scientists identify potential target for treating cardiac fibrosis

Scientists identify potential target for treating cardiac fibrosis

Scientists use CAR-T cells to reverse cardiac fibrosis

Scientists use CAR-T cells to reverse cardiac fibrosis

CAR T-cell therapy may be viable treatment option for heart disease

CAR T-cell therapy may be viable treatment option for heart disease

Researchers discover how fatty liver disease develops in lean people

Researchers discover how fatty liver disease develops in lean people

International study identifies new drug target for treating glioblastoma

International study identifies new drug target for treating glioblastoma

Defective immune signals could underlie some types of fatal heart disease

Defective immune signals could underlie some types of fatal heart disease

Disruption of immune cell behavior may spur heart disease, heart failure

Disruption of immune cell behavior may spur heart disease, heart failure

Rare inherited enzyme disorder offers new clues about fibrotic conditions

Rare inherited enzyme disorder offers new clues about fibrotic conditions

Gene modulation goes wireless hacking the "boss gene"

Gene modulation goes wireless hacking the "boss gene"

Switch that decides fate of cells from neural stem cells discovered

Switch that decides fate of cells from neural stem cells discovered

Scientists develop a stable platform to reprogram scar tissue into healthy heart cells

Scientists develop a stable platform to reprogram scar tissue into healthy heart cells

Novel radiotracer can identify nearly 30 types of malignant tumors

Novel radiotracer can identify nearly 30 types of malignant tumors

Scientists move a step closer to developing targeted therapies for inflammatory diseases

Scientists move a step closer to developing targeted therapies for inflammatory diseases

New drug could alleviate symptoms of rare musculoskeletal condition

New drug could alleviate symptoms of rare musculoskeletal condition

Novel approach uses magnetic beads for the treatment of preeclampsia

Novel approach uses magnetic beads for the treatment of preeclampsia

HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis

HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis

Blocking protein-digesting enzyme may help improve metabolic health

Blocking protein-digesting enzyme may help improve metabolic health

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

FDA approves new treatment for adults with metastatic bladder cancer

FDA approves new treatment for adults with metastatic bladder cancer

New molecule could help fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New molecule could help fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease