April 08, 2014

Jifen Li, PhD, was awarded a one-year grant from the W.W. Smith Charitable Trust in the amount of $125,000 to study the role of cytoskeletal proteins in heart regeneration. Dr. Li's project will define the upstream pathways that regulate the activity of the transcriptional cofactor Yap in heart muscle cells. Dr. Li is an Instructor in the Department of Medicine.