Kavita Krishna

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Permanent loss of cardiomyocytes and scar tissue formation after myocardial infarction (MI) results in an irreversible damage to the cardiac function. Cardiac repair (replacement, restoration, and regeneration) is, therefore, essential to restore function of the heart following MI. Existing therapies lower early mortality rates, prevent additional damage to(More)
Despite the liver being proliferatively quiescent, it maintains balance between cell gain and cell loss, invokes a rapid regenerative response following hepatocyte loss, and restores liver mass. Human liver has immense regenerative capacity. Liver comprises many cell types with specialized functions. Of these cell types, hepatocytes play several key roles,(More)
Cysticercosis is a parasitic disease caused by Taenia solium, a common public health problem in developing countries. Infection occurs due to the ingestion of raw or undercooked meat that contains the cysticercus. After penetrating the walls of the alimentary tract, larvae reach the blood stream. Though cysticerci can be found any part of the body, but more(More)
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