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UAlbany Biologist Finds Malfunctioning Heart Molecule Can Trigger Arrhythmia

UAlbany biologist Haijun Chen believes the future of medicine is in preventing disease before it happens. (Photo Mark Schmidt)

ALBANY, N.Y. (June 17, 2011) - A University at Albany biologist and his research team have discovered that a tiny cardiac molecule may have major implications for understanding irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia. Haijun Chen, a UAlbany assistant professor of biological sciences, published his and his team's findings in the June 7 issue of Science Signaling.

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