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The electrical and mechanical function of cardiac myocytes is compromised with age, but little is known about the age-related changes that occur within individual myocytes.
Heart rate regulation is emerging as an effective treatment for heart failure and angina. However a critical challenge in the development of new therapeutics is the paucity of information about molecular and cellular determinants of heart rate.
Diabetes increases cardiovascular disease risk factors. Evidence suggests that diabetes alters contractile and electrical function of the heart, but little is known about the cellular and molecular basis for these changes.