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Dr. Fairweather specializes in how sex differences in inflammation caused by environmental exposures can lead to chronic inflammatory disease. As an expert in myocarditis, dilated cardiomyopathy and heart failure, she leads a research team seeking advances in diagnostic techniques and novel therapies.
The Translational Cardiovascular Disease Research Lab is advancing knowledge about the pathogenesis of disease to discover new diagnostic techniques and novel therapies for patients with myocarditis and other cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases.
Led by Dr. Fairweather, the research team focuses its efforts on myocarditis, sex differences in inflammation, diagnostic biomarkers, chronic inflammation and regenerative medicine.
Dr. Fairweather has published numerous scientific articles about her research, including papers on sex differences in disease, myocarditis, dilated cardiomyopathy, heart failure and using biomarkers for early diagnosis.
Dr. Fairweather's lab has training opportunities for fellows, residents and students interested in research on sex differences in chronic disease, immunopathogenesis of cardiovascular disease and translational research.
Take a video tour of Dr. Fairweather's lab to learn about better diagnostic techniques for myocarditis and the equipment and technology improving accuracy and yield for research on individualized medicine and disease biomarkers.
Contact Dr. Fairweather about her team's research or for information about training and education opportunities in the fields of sex differences in chronic disease and the immunopathogenesis of cardiovascular disease.
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