My laboratory’s major focus is the identification of genetic causes of major cardiovascular disorders and the elucidation of their pathophysiology. To achieve this, we have built strong ties at national and international levels with major cardiovascular centers. The goal is to identify and recruit patients and families with diverse cardiovascular disorders that have strong genetic components.
Periodontitis causes abnormalities in the liver of rats.Vasconcelos ACCG, Vasconcelos DFP, Pereira da Silva FR, de Carvalho França LF, Alves EHP, Lenardo DD, Dos Santos Pessoa L, Novaes PD, Luiz Dos Reis Barbosa A, Mani A, Mariano FS, Medeiros JR, de Oliveira AP. J Periodontol. 2019 Mar; 2018 Oct 7. PMID: 30216457.