Special Issue "Novel Molecular Targets for Cardioprotection: The EU-CARDIOPROTECTION COST Action (CA16225)"
A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Pathology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 April 2019) | Viewed by 47596
Interests: cardiovascular pharmacology; cardioprotection; oxidative stress; molecular toxicology
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2. The Hatter Cardiovascular Institute,Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University College London, 67 Chenies Mews, London WC1E 6HX, UK
Interests: cardioprotection; myocardial ischemic preconditioning and postconditioning; ischemia-reperfusion injury; mitochondria as targets for cardioprotection; remote ischemic conditioning
Interests: Basic science and clinical research in organ protection against acute ischaemia/reperfudion injury with a special focus on cardiac protection and acute inflammation and remodeling; basic science and translational research in atherosclerosis and chronic inflammation processes
Ischemic heart disease (IHD) is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide. Despite intensive experimental research over the last three to four decades, there is currently no effective therapy for protecting the heart following acute myocardial infarction in order to prevent heart failure—termed cardioprotection. Therefore, novel molecular targets for cardioprotection need to be discovered in order to improve clinical outcomes of IHD patients. This is the overall objective of our newly established EU-CARDIOPROTECTION COST Action (CA16225 http://www.cardioprotection.eu/), which comprises a European network of 100 leading cardioprotection researchers, dedicated to realising the therapeutic potential of novel cardioprotective therapies for patient benefit. This will be achieved through the discovery of novel therapeutic targets and strategies for cardioprotection (such as combination multi-targeted therapies), and investigating the confounding effects of co-morbidities and co-medication on cardioprotection.
Therefore, in this Special Issue of IJMS, we invite you to submit both review and original pre-clinical articles on the topic of cardioprotection with a special focus on novel molecular targets for cardioprotection.
Dr. Ioanna Andreadou
Prof. Derek J Hausenloy
Dr. Hector A. Cabrera Fuentes
EU-CARDIOPROTECTION COST Action: CA16225 http://www.cardioprotection.eu/
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- Reactive oxygen species
- Cyotprotective signaling pathways
- Ischemia-Reperfusion injury
- Acute myocardial infarction
- Ischemic preconditioning
- Ischemic postconditioning
- Remote ischemic conditioning