UNC medical school professor Li Qian awarded prize for work in fighting heart disease

Li Qian began researching how to reprogram mouse fibroblasts 10 years ago as a postdoc. Her preliminary research was published in Nature in 2012 and ranked among the 2012 list of “Top 10 Advances in Heart Disease and Stroke Research,” compiled by the American Heart Association. That same year, she brought her research to North Carolina. (


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