Special Issue: Genetics of Cardiovascular Disease

This special issue on the Genetics of Cardiovascular Disease will aim to illustrate the tremendous advances in the use of mouse and other mammalian organisms in the analysis of the genetic, molecular and pathophysiological bases of cardiovascular disease.

The issue will feature themes including the healthy heart, animal models of congenital heart disease, the reproducibility and robustness of such models, the heart/brain axis, the use of organoids in cardiovascular research and the influence of COVID 19 on heart disease.

The issue will be coordinated by guest editors:

Dr Nadine Spielmann

Dr Jan Rozman

Prof Zhongzhou Yang


  • Dr. Nadine Spielmann

    Helmholtz Zentrum Munich

    German Research Center for Environmental Health

    Institute of Experimental Genetics

    Ingolstaedter Landstrasse 1

    85764 Neuherberg


  • Dr. Jan Rozman

    Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB)

    University of Luxembourg

    7, avenue des Hauts Fourneaux

    L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette


  • Prof. Zhongzhou Yang

    School of Medicine

    Nanjing University

    22 Hankou Road


    China 210093

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