31 July 2023
The Department congratulates Associate Professor Duncan Sparrow on his appointment as Supernumerary Fellow of Exeter College, University of Oxford.
28 July 2023
Congratulations are in order for Professor Molly Stevens FREng FRS who has been elected a Supernumerary Fellow of Exeter College, University of Oxford.
BHF Fellowship for Ian McCracken could pave the way to promoting blood vessel growth in heart attack patients
27 July 2023
Congratulations are in order for Dr Ian McCracken, a postdoctoral research scientist in the Smart Group, who has been awarded an Immediate Postdoctoral Basic Science Research Fellowship by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). His fellowship project aims to improve understanding of the mechanisms underpinning the formation of the coronary vessels and reveal novel targets for future therapeutic strategies to drive neovascularisation.
18 July 2023
Congratulations are in order to Dr Thamali Ayagama who has been awarded the Physiological Reports Poster Prize at Physiology 2023, The Physiological Society's premier Annual Conference.
17 July 2023
Congratulations are in order to Professor Scott Waddell FRS who becomes Deputy Head of the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics alongside Professor Manuela Zaccolo.
12 July 2023
The ISHR-ES Ketty Schwartz Award is awarded annually to a European researcher who has made a significant scientific contribution to cardiovascular research.
7 July 2023
A department-wide image competition has yielded a wide variety of beautiful images showcasing the diversity and breadth of DPAG's science. Two prize winners and a further three commended pictures are announced.
6 July 2023
Congratulations to Sharmila Saran Rajendran on receiving the best poster award from the University of Oxford's Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) Professor Martin Williams at the Teaching and Learning Symposium hosted by the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) on 22 June 2023.
4 July 2023
Congratulations are in order to Associate Professor Helen Christian, who has been appointed to the role of Associate Head of Division for Education, succeeding Professor David Vaux.
22 June 2023
The Wade-Martins Group has achieved a Laboratory Efficiency Assessment Framework (LEAF) Gold award in recognition of its sustainable practices – the first lab to achieve the top award within the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics (DPAG).
BHF Fellowship extension for Lisa Heather to further our understanding of metabolic dysfunction in diabetes
16 June 2023
Congratulations are in order for Associate Professor Lisa Heather, who has been awarded an extension of her British Heart Foundation Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellowship. The extension recognises her successful research on the impact of abnormal metabolism in diabetes on the heart and will prepare her for progression to a Senior Fellowship.
15 June 2023
DPAG's new John Black Professor of Bionanoscience Professor Molly Stevens has been shortlisted as a nominee for the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) prestigious £350,000 A F Harvey Engineering Research Prize.
13 June 2023
Professor David Paterson, in collaboration with the UCLA’s Professor Kalyanam Shivkumar, has been awarded a prestigious Leducq International Network of Excellence Program Award of $8 million (£6.3M) to set up a major new transatlantic network linking world leading researchers from the USA and Europe to develop ‘Bioelectronics for neurocardiology diagnosis and therapeutics’.
BHF Fellowship renewal for Sarah De Val paves the way to novel strategies for inducing and improving arterial growth
5 June 2023
Congratulations are in order for Associate Professor Sarah De Val, who has been awarded a renewal of her British Heart Foundation Senior Basic Science Research Fellowship. The award recognises her pioneering research on coronary vessel formation and differentiation.
25 May 2023
Congratulations are in order to Sian Wilcox on winning a Goodger and Schorstein Award from the Medical Sciences Internal Fund.
24 May 2023
Congratulations are in order to Professor Manuela Zaccolo on being awarded Membership of the Academia Europaea (MAE).
22 May 2023
Congratulations are in order to Dr Jose Prius Mengual who has been awarded an Emerging Leader Fellowship Award from Epilepsy Research UK and the Nucleic Acid Therapy Accelerator (NATA). With this award, Dr Mengual will develop a new genetic therapy to rebalance protein levels in the neurons affected by epilepsy to prevent seizures.