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GLP-1R agonists are known to improve outcomes in ischemic heart disease. The image provided on the cover page summarizes the results of Ussher et al.: the cardiomyocyte GLP-1R is not essential for i) the endogenous physiological response to ischemic or cardiomyopathic injury, ii) GLP-1R-dependent cardioprotection or iii) the pharmacological GLP-1R-dependent increase in HR. In contrast, basal signaling through the atrial cardiomyocyte GLP-1R is essential for control of HR in mice.

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In this section authors briefly report on their work recently published in Molecular Metabolism.

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Ursula Neumann
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
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