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Interview with Dr. Vahid Serpooshan, Who Created a ‘Heart Attack Patch’ Using BioAssemblyBot

Updated: Jun 9, 2020


Professor Vahid Serpooshan prepared BioAssemblyBot to build a patch engineered to strengthen heart muscle damaged in a heart attack. Photo by Rob Felt, Georgia Tech
Dr. Vahid Serpooshan prepares BioAssemblyBot to build a patch to strengthen heart muscle damaged by a heart attack. Photo by Rob Felt, Georgia Tech

A team of researchers led by Dr. Vahid Serpooshan, an assistant professor of Biomedical Engineering and Pediatrics at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University School of Medicine, have used BioAssemblyBot to create a patch with a regenerative protein to treat the infarcted myocardium (cardiac muscle, a part of the heart that gets damaged during a heart attack).


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