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Science Translational Medicine  01 Jan 2020:
Vol. 12, Issue 524, eaay2140
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aay2140

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vol. 12 no. 524

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  • Received for publication June 11, 2019
  • Accepted for publication November 6, 2019
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  1. Sujitha Thavapalachandran1,2,
  2. Stuart M. Grieve3,
  3. Robert D. Hume1,
  4. Thi Yen Loan Le1,
  5. Kalyan Raguram1,
  6. James E. Hudson4,
  7. Jim Pouliopoulos2,
  8. Gemma A. Figtree5,
  9. Rafael P. Dye5,
  10. Anthony M. Barry2,
  11. Paula Brown2,
  12. Juntang Lu2,
  13. Sean Coffey5,6,
  14. Scott H. Kesteven7,
  15. Richard J. Mills4,
  16. Fairooj N. Rashid1,
  17. Elena Taran8,9,
  18. Pramesh Kovoor2,
  19. Liza Thomas2,
  20. Alan Robert Denniss2,
  21. Eddy Kizana1,2,
  22. Naisana S. Asli7,10,11,
  23. Munira Xaymardan7,
  24. Michael P. Feneley7,12,
  25. Robert M. Graham7,12,
  26. Richard P. Harvey7,12,13 and
  27. James J. H. Chong1,2,*
  1. 1Centre for Heart Research, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia.
  2. 2Department of Cardiology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia.
  3. 3Sydney Translational Imaging Laboratory, Heart Research Institute, Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.
  4. 4QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, QLD 4006, Australia.
  5. 5Kolling Institute of Medical Research, The University of Sydney, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, NSW 2065, Australia.
  6. 6Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand.
  7. 7Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, Darlinghurst, NSW 2010, Australia.
  8. 8Australian National Fabrication Facility–Queensland Node, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia.
  9. 9School of Chemical Engineering, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia.
  10. 10Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia.
  11. 11Centre for Cancer Research, The Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Sydney, NSW 2145, Australia.
  12. 12St. Vincent’s Clinical School, UNSW Sydney, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia.
  13. 13School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Science, UNSW Sydney, Kensington, NSW 2052, Australia.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: james.chong{at}sydney.edu.au

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