Published April 20 in PLoS Genetics, the study looked at 172 twins aged 32 to 80 from the TwinsUK cohort based at King's College London and St Thomas' Hospital, as part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre
The UK's lead investigator, Dr Jonathan Hill, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at King's College Hospital and King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre
, said: "This stem cell product has the potential to change the medical paradigm for treatment of large heart attacks, and to provide for the first time a validated and effective off-the-shelf therapy for routine use."
In a study at Baycrest academic health sciences centre
, which is affiliated with the University of Toronto, 12 younger adults and 12 older adults took part in a face recognition task.
A NEW academic health sciences centre
is to be created at Warwick University in Coventry - the first in the West Midlands.
The systematic review was done by Cochrane researchers at King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre
in the UK.