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Professor Elizabeth M McNally

Northwestern University, Chicago (United States of America)

Elizabeth McNally MD PhD is a physician and scientist who directs the Center for Genetic Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago IL. As the Elizabeth J. Ward Professor of Genetic Medicine, Dr. McNally is a cardiologist with expertise in cardiovascular genetics. Dr. McNally’s research focuses on understanding genetic mechanisms underlying heritable cardiac disorders. By developing a deeper understanding as to how these genetic mutations exert their effects, she is using these genetic signals to drive the development of new therapies. Dr. McNally has a special interest in neuromuscular genetic diseases like muscular dystrophy since often these disorders have accompanying cardiovascular complications. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and is the current Chair for the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences of the American Heart Association. She is a past president of American Society for Clinical Investi

Gene editing on its way to the clinics.

Event: ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience

Topic: Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy

Session: CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing for heart disease: ready for prime time?


Perspectives and challenges of genetic correction and gene editing

Event: ESC Congress 2017

Topic: Genetics and gene therapy

Session: Genetics and gene therapy in cardiovascular diseases


Gene-editing in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Event: ESC Congress 2016

Topic: Cardiomyopathies

Session: Towards new therapeutics in cardiomyopathies?


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