Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy News and Research

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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition that affects the heart’s ability to pump blood effectively due to the thickening (hypertrophy) of the heart muscle which becomes stiff as a result.
Study of astronauts show heart becomes more spherical when exposed to microgravity in space

Study of astronauts show heart becomes more spherical when exposed to microgravity in space

Researchers find new drug compound that treats laboratory mice with congenital heart disease

Researchers find new drug compound that treats laboratory mice with congenital heart disease

Focused ultrasound exam may accurately identify athletes with heart problems

Focused ultrasound exam may accurately identify athletes with heart problems

Focused ultrasound exam accurately identifies heart problems in athletes

Focused ultrasound exam accurately identifies heart problems in athletes

Multiplicom launches MID kit for Illumina MiSeq and MASTR kits for MODY, ADH and HCM

Multiplicom launches MID kit for Illumina MiSeq and MASTR kits for MODY, ADH and HCM

CDC and NIH collaborate to create Sudden Death in Young Registry

CDC and NIH collaborate to create Sudden Death in Young Registry

Deficiency of antioxidant response protein prevents hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Deficiency of antioxidant response protein prevents hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Four new pre-clinical drug development projects at NIH develop treatment for rare disease

Four new pre-clinical drug development projects at NIH develop treatment for rare disease

Study: Death risk is greatest for those who developed hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in childhood

Study: Death risk is greatest for those who developed hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in childhood

US scientists identify risk factors for pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

US scientists identify risk factors for pediatric hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

ECGs do not reduce risk of cardiovascular sudden death in young competitive athletes

ECGs do not reduce risk of cardiovascular sudden death in young competitive athletes

BIDMC investigator receives $50,000 CCF grant for research on pediatric cardiomyopathy

BIDMC investigator receives $50,000 CCF grant for research on pediatric cardiomyopathy

Stanford scientists identify molecular basis for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Stanford scientists identify molecular basis for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

USPTO approves patent for Axiogenesis’ in vitro drug discovery assay to treat HCM

USPTO approves patent for Axiogenesis’ in vitro drug discovery assay to treat HCM

ICD use can combat sudden death in pediatric patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

ICD use can combat sudden death in pediatric patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Cardio exercise OK in high-risk CVD patients

Cardio exercise OK in high-risk CVD patients

Healthcare announces important changes to the U.S. product label for Optison

Healthcare announces important changes to the U.S. product label for Optison

Study confirms link between sickle cell trait and deaths in young black competitive athletes

Study confirms link between sickle cell trait and deaths in young black competitive athletes

New U-M hESC lines now available for federally-funded research

New U-M hESC lines now available for federally-funded research