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Rita alonaizan is a phenotype journal snapshot winner

Rita Alonaizan is a Phenotype Journal Snapshot winner

Athena SWAN Cardiac Theme Students

Congratulations are in order for DPhil student, Rita Alonaizan, who has won Phenotype's Michaelmas 2018 cover competition

Bhf senior fellowship renewal for damian tyler paves the way for improving diagnostic imaging in heart disease

BHF Senior Fellowship renewal for Damian Tyler paves the way for improving diagnostic imaging in Heart Disease

Cardiac Theme Research

Congratulations are in order for Professor Damian Tyler, who has been awarded a renewal of his British Heart Foundation Senior Fellowship. The award will fund a project designed to develop a new imaging approach, enabling doctors to diagnose heart diseases more accurately.

Azrul abdul kadir selected for prestigious ishr travel award

Azrul Abdul Kadir selected for prestigious ISHR Travel Award

Athena SWAN Cardiac Theme Students

Congratulations are in order to DPhil student, Azrul Abdul Kadir, who has been selected to present at the International Society for Heart Research World Congress 2019.

Members of our department are this years oxford bhf cre day poster prize winners

Members of our Department are this year's Oxford BHF CRE Day Poster Prize winners

Athena SWAN Cardiac Theme Riley Group News Students

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

Fish genes hold key to repairing damaged hearts

Key British Heart Foundation funded research from Mommersteeg Group published in Cell Reports

Athena SWAN Cardiac Theme Mommersteeg Group News Publication Research

The Mexican tetra fish can repair its heart after damage. The Mommersteeg Group's paper "Heart regeneration in the Mexican cavefish" suggests that a particular gene may hold the key to this inherent ability. If they can lock down exactly how this works, it may be possible to revolutionise how we heal damaged human hearts.

Charity shop2019s help with heart research

Charity shop’s help with heart research

Cardiac Theme Outreach Riley Group News

A refurbished British Heart Foundation charity shop opened yesterday, with the help of one of our Professors, whose work is funded by the charity

British Heart Foundation professors fundraise to fight for every heartbeat

Cardiac Theme Outreach Riley Group News

This September Professor Paul Riley will be joining the British Heart Foundation (BHF) fundraising campaign along with a group of BHF-funded Professors from research labs across the UK.

New look for the Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre

Cardiac Theme

As part of the Department's ongoing programme of refurbishment, the Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre entrance has recently been given a new lease of life.

DPAG's Nicoletta Surdo shortlisted in national image competition

Athena SWAN Cardiac Theme Outreach

Nicoletta Surdo, Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department, has been announced as the judges’ runner-up in the British Heart Foundation (BHF) national ‘Reflections of Research’ image competition.

David Paterson Awarded Carl Ludwig Distinguished Lectureship Award

Cardiac Theme

Professor David Paterson has been awarded the 2018 Carl Ludwig Distinguished Lectureship from the American Physiological Society.

Decoding the cardiac response to stress

Cardiac Theme Publication Research

A study carried out by the research group led by Prof Zaccolo provides novel insight into how the heart reacts to the fight-or-flight response to stress

Professor David Paterson part of consortium awarded $8.6m grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Cardiac Theme Research

A consortium directed by Dr. Kalyanam Shivkumar at UCLA has received a three-year, $8.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The consortium hopes to map the heart’s nervous system, ultimately developing new treatments for cardiovascular disease.

First of our three billion heartbeats is sooner than we thought

Cardiac Theme Research Riley Group News

When does our heart first start to beat? Until now, researchers thought that the first time our heart muscle contracted to beat was at eight days after conception in mice, which equates to around day 21 of a human pregnancy.

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