Marcos Castro Guarda is an IMPRES 2022 prize winner
9 December 2022
Congratulations are in order for DPhil student Marcos Castro Guarda, who has been awarded best oral presenter at the 1st International Symposium of Pharmacy Research.
Strong performance for DPAG cardiac research at the Oxford BHF CRE Annual Symposium
30 November 2022
Congratulations are in order for Kaitlyn Dennis, Dr Ni Li and Dr KC Park on their awards at this year's major showcase for Oxford's British Heart Foundation funded researchers.
Winners of the DPAG Student Poster Day 2022 announced
11 November 2022
"A Year of Progress" was held in the Sherrington Library on Wednesday 9 November 2022.
Kaitlyn Dennis to receive the William C Stanley Early Investigator Award
22 September 2022
Congratulations are in order for DPhil student Kaitlyn Dennis, who has been awarded the William C Stanley Early Investigator Award. The award highlights the scientific accomplishments of promising young researchers and is a major focus of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism.
DPAG researchers showcased at premier European Society of Cardiology meeting
5 May 2022
DPAG scientists across four research groups were highlighted at the major annual European Society of Cardiology basic science conference (FCVB 2022). Congratulations are in order for Dr KC Park on receiving the Young Investigator Award and to Dr Elisabetta Gamen on winning the Moderated Poster Prize.
DPAG raises funds for the humanitarian effort to aid Ukraine
14 March 2022
The Department has raised £1,500 at a bake sale led by Lisa Heather and the Cardiac Metabolism Research Group for the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.
Drug could help diabetic hearts recover after a heart attack
20 October 2021
New research led by Associate Professor Lisa Heather has found that a drug known as molidustat, currently in clinical trials for another condition, could reduce risk of heart failure after heart attacks.
DPAG Researchers honoured for their work in cardiac metabolism
27 September 2021
Kaitlyn Dennis, Ujang Purnama and Kerstin Timm have won prizes across each of the three award categories at this year’s Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism conference, demonstrating DPAG's continued excellence in cardiac metabolism research.
Reducing fat in the diabetic heart could improve recovery from heart attack
29 July 2021
New research from the Heather Group has shown that in type 2 diabetes an overload of lipids reduces the heart’s ability to generate energy during a heart attack, decreasing chances of recovery.
Recharging the battery of the diabetic heart
4 September 2020
A new paper from the Heather and Tyler groups has uncovered the mechanism responsible for reduced energy in the hearts of patients with type 2 diabetes and revealed a new therapeutic strategy to reverse the energy deficit.
DPAG members shine at the Oxford BHF CRE Annual Symposium 2019
17 October 2019
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.
Three DPAG Academics recognised with Teaching Excellence Awards
6 September 2019
The Medical Sciences Teaching Excellence Awards scheme recognises and rewards excellence in teaching, supervision, the organisation and development of teaching, and support for teaching and learning, within a research-intensive environment.
Matthew Kerr to receive the William C Stanley Early Investigator Award
25 April 2019
Congratulations are in order for DPhil student Matthew Kerr, who has been awarded the William C Stanley Early Investigator Award. The award highlights the scientific accomplishments of promising young researchers and is a major focus of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism.
Drug could aid recovery after a heart attack
28 August 2018
Drugs currently in Phase III clinical trials could be repurposed to help people with diabetes recover after a heart attack
Matthew Kerr awarded 1st prize at Biochemical Society Bioenergetics meeting
10 February 2017
Matthew Kerr, a second year British Heart Foundation-funded DPhil student, was awarded first prize at the Biochemical Society Bioenergetics meeting in December.