Saving Infants' Dying Hearts
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 892 , Segment 5
Episode: Judge Kavanaugh, School Lunches, Reviving Hearts
- Sep 4, 2018 7:00 pm
- 19:43 mins
Guest: James McCully, PhD, Associate Professor of Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School What if, instead of doing a heart transplant, surgeons could coax a patient’s failing heart to repair and revive itself? Harvard heart researcher James McCully is part of a team that’s had success with this in pigs and in human babies. Tests on adult hearts are in the works.