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The Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta coordinates all cardiovascular research, clinical care and education in southern Alberta. Our members are internationally known for their expertise. 

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Scientists at the University of Calgary have made a discovery they believe could one day help in the battle against heart disease, which is the second leading cause of death in Canada.

A team of researchers identified a new immune cell with healing properties in a sac surrounding the hearts of both mice and humans.

The study — published in the journal Immunity — reveals researchers first discovered the cell in mice with damaged hearts.

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Libin researchers receive $3.95M in CIHR project funding

Libin boasts 42% success rate in latest funding round...

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University of Calgary scientists identify new cell with potential to heal the heart

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Libin researcher named ASTech finalist

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Libin scientist published in Nature

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