Rafey Feroze


Education
Undergraduate Degree: BS
Undergraduate Degree Year: 2013
Undergraduate Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Undergraduate Major: Bioengineering


Academic Status
Year in Program: MS4
Graduate Program: Bioengineering, Surgery
Research Advisor First Name: Flordeliza
Research Advisor Last Name: Villanueva
Research Title/Research Topic: Delivery of mir29b using Ultrasound Targeted Microbubble Destruction to Alleviate Cardiac Fibrosis
Current Research Description: We are developing a novel delivery platform utilizing nucleic acid loaded microbubbles and targeted ultrasound to deliver a mir-29b mimic to a rodent model of hypertension. Delivery of the micro-RNA therapeutic in such a fashion is expected to provide efficient and localized delivery while reduce myocardial fibrosis and improving cardiac function.


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