Anti-Inflammatory Factor and Progenitor Cells in Vascular Relaxation in Humans in Vitro


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 08-000621
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 08-000621

About this study

The purpose of this study is to to learn more about the vasodilatory effect due to the action of IKK beta inhibitors on the arterial and venous rings from humans.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:   

  • Any patient undergoing coronary bypass surgery that has either IMA or SV and aortic punch waste tissue left over at the end of the surgery        

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Patients who refuse participation or we are unable to obtain verbal consent along with a signed HIPAA form.  (these tissues will be destroyed)


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Amir Lerman, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Steven Zincke