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Science On Tap! Heart Disease: How Much Have We Learned From Animal Studies

May 9, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

SpeakEZ is proud to partner with Grand Valley State University and Science On Tap Grand Rapids to bring this recurring lecture and discussion series to our stage on the second Thursday of each month.  Come hear top experts in their fields present on a broad range of topics concerning the sciences and the world around us.  Raise your knowledge while raising a pint!

Heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Over the past 20 years, scientists have gained a deeper understanding of the pathophysiology of heart disease from animal studies. This talk will discuss recent advances in animal studies for treatment of cardiac hypertrophy and heart attack using stem cells. Ruijie Liu is an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Grand Valley State.


May 9, 2019
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm