Epigenetic Modifications Influence Macrophage-mediated Inflammation Inabdominal Aortic Aneurysms

This activity was presented at 2020 VRIC as part of Abstract Session 3: Aortopathies and Novel Vascular Devices. 

Knowledge Strategy 
The results of this study allow us to better understand vascular inflammation driving AAA formation and potential intervene medically.

Professional Practice Gap 
There is a lack of proven medical therapy to prevent AAA growth. This abstract demonstrates that macrophage epigenetic modifications regulate inflammation in AAAs and highlights a new mechanism to target. 

Learning Objectives

To create a virtual environment for the exchange of basic and translational vascular science that stimulates thoughtful discussion and motivates participants to discover solutions to important problems affecting vascular patients.


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