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Congratulations are in order to Matthew Kerr, Andia Redpath, Susann Bruche, KC Park and Minahil Mujahid for their achievements at this major showcase for Oxford's British Heart Foundation funded Researchers.

Matthew Kerr awarded the Student Poster Prize. Photo Credit: Dr Thomas Nicol

Members of our department have excelled in the research poster awards at this year's Oxford BHF Centre of Research Excellence Annual Symposium, held on Thursday 3 October 2019.

The symposium opened with a presentation of the Oxford BHF CRE Research Themes. The discussion set out the research opportunities across the CRE for collaborative working and future research. The day also included a poster-blitz session and talks from researchers across the BHF CRE including illustrations of support from the Centre. The Centre's judges awarded prizes to the best student and non-student posters.

Many congratulations to our prize winners below:

 

Student Poster Prize Winner: Matthew Kerr (Heather and Tyler Groups): Correcting dysfunctional cardiac energetics within the type 2 diabetic heart with honokiol

Commended for the Student Poster Prize: Kyung Chan (KC) Park (Swietach Group): Propionate anions accumulated in propionic acidaemia produce sustained remodelling of cardiac epigenetics and excitation-contraction coupling

 

Commended for the Short Presentation Prize: Andia Redpath (Smart Group): Spatial and temporal assessment of key proepicardial markers in the developing murine heart reveals significant overlap

 

Commended for the Non-Student Poster PrizeSusann Bruche (Smart Group): Epicardial SRSF3 function in myocardial repair

 

Special Mention (Undergraduate): Minahil Mujahid (project student with Yu-Ling Ma): The Effect of Isoliquiritigenin on the HERG Potassium Channel

 

More information about the event is available on the Oxford Cardiovascular Science website.

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