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Researchers and students from the Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Sciences Centre won four out of six poster prizes at this year’s Oxford BHF CRE Annual Symposium 2017, held on 14th September. Many congratulations to our prize winners:

Student Poster Prize Winner: Maria Sousa Fialho (Lisa Heather’s group): Pharmacological stimulation of HIF signalling as a potential treatment approach for the type 2 diabetic heart 

Student posters – Judge’s Choices: Nidi Tapoulal (David Paterson’s & Neil Herring’s group): Arrhythmogenic action of the sympathetic cotransmitter Neuropeptide Y 

Researcher (nonstudent) Poster Prize Winner: Dr Kerstin Timm  (Damian Tyler’s group): Hyperpolarized 13C magnetic resonance spectroscopy reveals realtime metabolic flux changes in a rat model of doxorubicininduced cardiotoxicity 

Researcher (nonstudent) posters Judge’s Choices: Dr Sonali Munshaw (Nicola Smart’s group): Thymosin b4 mediates vascular protection via interaction with Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor Related Protein 1 (LRP1)

Maria Sousa Fialho receiving her prize

BHF LogoMaria Sousa Fialho '(pictured; Lisa Heather's group)

 

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