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Cardiovascular Research Laboratory
Harrison Department of Surgical Research
Y. Joseph Woo, M.D.

Basic Science Research

Peer Reviewd Basic Science Publications
  1. Chatterjee S, Bish LT, Stewart AS, Jayasankar V, Kim EM, Pirolli T, Burdick J, Woo YJ, Gardner TJ, Sweeney HL. Viral gene transfer of the anti-apoptotic factor Bcl-2 protects against chronic post-ischemic heart failure. Circulation 2002;106:I-212-217.
  2. Chatterjee S, Bish LT, Jayasankar V, Stewart AS, Woo YJ, Crow MT, Gardner TJ, Sweeney HL. Blocking the development of post-ischemic cardiomyopathy with viral gene transfer of the apoptosis repressor with caspase recruitment domain. J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg 2003;125:1461-1469.
  3. Jayasankar V, Woo YJ, Bish LT, Pirolli TJ, Chatterjee S, Berry MF, Burdick J, Gardner TJ, Sweeney HL. Gene transfer of hepatocyte growth factor attenuates postinfarction heart failure. Circulation 2003;108:II-230-236.
  4. Jayasankar V, Pirolli TJ, Bish LT, Berry MF, Burdick J, Grand T, Woo YJ. Targeted overexpression of growth hormone by adenoviral gene transfer preserves myocardial function and ventricular geometry in ischemic cardiomyopathy. J Molec Cell Cardiol 2004;36:531-538. (PDF)
  5. Woo YJ, Taylor MD, Cohen JE, Jayasankar V, Bish LT, Burdick J, Pirolli TJ, Berry MF, Hsu V, Grand T. Ethyl pyruvate preserves cardiac function and attenuates oxidative injury after prolonged myocardial ischemia. J Thoracic Cardiovasc Surg 2004;127:1262-1269.
  6. Jayasankar V, Bish LT, Pirolli TJ, Berry MF, Burdick J, Woo YJ. Local myocardial overexpression of growth hormone attenuates postinfarction remodeling and preserves cardiac function. Annals Thoracic Surg 2004;77:2122-2129.
  7. Berry MF, Pirolli TJ, Jayasankar V, Burdick J, Morine KJ, Gardner TJ, Woo YJ. Apelin has in vivo inotropic effects on normal and failing hearts. Circulation 2004;110:II-187-193.


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