Publications by authors named "Richard D Weisel"

214Publications

Considering Cause and Effect of Immune Cell Aging on Cardiac Repair after Myocardial Infarction.

Cells 2020 08 13;9(8). Epub 2020 Aug 13.

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON M5T 1P5, Canada.

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August 2020

The conductive function of biopolymer corrects myocardial scar conduction blockage and resynchronizes contraction to prevent heart failure.

Biomaterials 2020 Nov 3;258:120285. Epub 2020 Aug 3.

Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Introduction: Great Institutions in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Adding to the List.

Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 Winter;32(4):605. Epub 2020 Jun 29.

Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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June 2020

Expanding opportunities to publish in American Association for Thoracic Surgery journals.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 04 16;159(4):1169-1170. Epub 2020 Feb 16.

American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Beverly, Mass.

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April 2020

Rectification of radiotherapy-induced cognitive impairments in aged mice by reconstituted Sca-1 stem cells from young donors.

J Neuroinflammation 2020 Feb 7;17(1):51. Epub 2020 Feb 7.

Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto Medical Discovery Tower, Room 3-702, 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1L7, Canada.

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February 2020

A conductive cell-delivery construct as a bioengineered patch that can improve electrical propagation and synchronize cardiomyocyte contraction for heart repair.

J Control Release 2020 04 17;320:73-82. Epub 2020 Jan 17.

Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada; Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Electronic address:

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April 2020

Commentary: Trust but verify-How do we keep the faith?

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 06 5;159(6):2539-2540. Epub 2019 Nov 5.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Institute of Human Values in Health Care, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

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June 2020

A self-doping conductive polymer hydrogel that can restore electrical impulse propagation at myocardial infarct to prevent cardiac arrhythmia and preserve ventricular function.

Biomaterials 2020 02 9;231:119672. Epub 2019 Dec 9.

Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada; Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Electronic address:

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February 2020

Jostling with jargon.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2020 05 6;159(5):1925-1926. Epub 2019 Nov 6.

University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2020

CD34 Stem Cells: Promising Roles in Cardiac Repair and Regeneration.

Can J Cardiol 2019 10 11;35(10):1311-1321. Epub 2019 Jun 11.

Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto; Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address:

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October 2019

Long-term repopulation of aged bone marrow stem cells using young Sca-1 cells promotes aged heart rejuvenation.

Aging Cell 2019 12 5;18(6):e13026. Epub 2019 Aug 5.

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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December 2019

Knockout of Canopy 2 activates p16 pathway to impair cardiac repair.

J Mol Cell Cardiol 2019 07 29;132:36-48. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada; Division of Cardiac Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2019

Novel mediators of aneurysm progression in bicuspid aortic valve disease.

J Mol Cell Cardiol 2019 07 29;132:71-83. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute and Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiac Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address:

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July 2019

The Aggressive Cholesterol Therapy to Inhibit Vein Graft Events trial: To continue or not? How to answer the question.

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2019 01 9;157(1):164-165. Epub 2018 Oct 9.

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Institute of Human Values in Health Care, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.

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January 2019

Young bone marrow Sca-1 cells protect aged retina from ischaemia-reperfusion injury through activation of FGF2.

J Cell Mol Med 2018 12 25;22(12):6176-6189. Epub 2018 Sep 25.

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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December 2018

Aged Human Multipotent Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Can Be Rejuvenated by Neuron-Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Improve Heart Function After Injury.

JACC Basic Transl Sci 2017 Dec 29;2(6):702-716. Epub 2017 Nov 29.

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada.

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December 2017

Emerging roles of extracellular vesicles in cardiac repair and rejuvenation.

Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2018 10 27;315(4):H733-H744. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, University Health Network , Toronto, Ontario , Canada.

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October 2018