Engineered Biological Pacemakers
Inventors: Yoram Vodovotz: Maxim Vyacheslavovich Mikheev: Edward G. Lakatta MD: Victor A. Maltsev Ph.D.: Syevda Sirenko Ph.D.: Ihor Zahanich
Patent Number: 13/322,066
Biological pacemakers engineered to intrinsically generate rhythmic excitations are disclosed. In addition, methods of producing the biological pacemakers are disclosed. Methods of treating or preventing arrhythmia and heart disease associated with a defective pacemakers are also disclosed.