Congratulations to DPAG Award winners at the Medical Sciences Teaching Excellence 2023 Awards Ceremony!
2 November 2023
Four of DPAG’s academic community were Award winners at the Teaching excellence awards.
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.
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.
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.
11 November 2022
"A Year of Progress" was held in the Sherrington Library on Wednesday 9 November 2022.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
28 August 2018
Drugs currently in Phase III clinical trials could be repurposed to help people with diabetes recover after a heart attack