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Congratulations are in order to Filipa Simões, Nikita Ved and Tonia Thomas for their achievement at the BHF CRE Annual Symposium 2018.

Filipa Simoes and Tonia Thomas receive their poster prizes and shake hands with prize presenter. Credit: Bob Mahoney
Photo Credit: Bob Mahoney

Members of our Department have won both the student and non-student poster prizes at this year's Oxford BHF Centre of Research Excellence Annual Symposium, held on November 22nd.

Many congratulations to our prize winners:

 

Non-student Poster Prize Winner: Dr Filipa Simões (Riley group): Macrophages directly contribute collagen to transient scar formation during zebrafish heart regeneration

Commended for the non-student Poster Prize: Dr Nikita Ved (Sparrow group): A novel approach to understanding how pre-gestational diabetes induces embryonic birth defects

 

Student Poster Prize Winner: Tonia Thomas (Smart group): Investigating the role of endocardial notch signalling for neovascularisation of the heart after myocardial infarction

 

Three other members of our Department gave talks at the symposium:

Dr Kerstin Timm (Tyler group): Mitochondrial dysfunction in a rat model of doxorubicin-induced heart failure assessed by hyperpolarized magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Dr Oliver Stone (Riley group): On the origin of blood and lymphatic vessels

Dr Richard Tyser (Srinivas group): Initiation of the first heartbeat; from single cells to coordinated contraction 

 

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

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