NEW YORK, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VentriNova, a cardiac regenerative medicine biotechnology company, announced today that Dr. Hina Chaudhry , Founder, will be presenting VentriNova at the TEDMED 2013 conference April 16-19, 2013 as part of the TEDMED Hive for the most innovative startup companies in healthcare. The meeting takes place at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., and it will also be available online at www.TEDMED.com.
Dr. Chaudhry has been named a TEDMED Innovation Scholar and will present VentriNova's vision for cardiac regeneration based on the modulation of the heart's intrinsic repair pathways that lie dormant after birth in humans. The presentation will include details of the company's compelling pre-clinical data in small and large animal models as well as its translational strategy towards developing clinical therapies and preparing for a human clinical trial. Corporate growth and financing plans will also be discussed.
"The Hive provides an exciting opportunity to spread the word about innovations that can truly make a difference in healthcare, and I am honored that VentriNova was selected to participate in the program's inaugural event," said Dr. Chaudhry. "I am looking forward to sharing the results of many years of research demonstrating that modulation of the cyclin A2 gene, which is normally silenced in mammalian hearts after birth, has been proven to stimulate growth of new heart muscle cells."
About TEDMED and The Hive
TEDMED is a multi-disciplinary community of innovators and leaders who share a common determination to create a better future in health and medicine. Once a year at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, TEDMED curates an unusual and provocative program on the Opera House stage. At TEDMED 2013,
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