Dr. Amanda LeBlanc of CII receives monumental 5 year grant.

Amanda LeBlanc, assistant professor in the Department of Physiology and Cardiovascular Innovation Institute, has received a 5-year, $1.5M RO1 grant from the National Institute on Aging. LeBlanc is serving as the PI on the project, titled “Reversing Microvascular Dysfunction in Advancing Age.” The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a regenerative cell-based therapy to repair or restore coronary microvascular function, and improve our understanding of age-based cell therapy.

Congratulations to Dr. LeBlanc.