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Researchers plan to test the effect of senolytic drugs on senescent cells in human heart.
This will be an attempt to eliminate zombie cells or stopping the harmful chemicals they produce.
Aims to test if it improves the survival and growth of heart cells and their ability to repair the heart.
Potential to treat age-related heart diseases and toxicity of cancer chemotherapy on the heart.
A Translational Research Project Grant worth £125,000 from Heart Research UK funds this research.