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Congratulations to Dr Charis Antoniades!

Congratulations to Dr Charis Antoniades!

Posted 02/09/2016

  A huge congratulations to Dr Antoniades who has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement award of the European Society of Cardiology. The Award is given each year by the Council of Basic Cardiovascular Science to a basic scientist for their overall contribution to cardiovascular science. This ...

Dr Oliver Rider awarded a BHF Intermediate Clinical Research Fellowship

Posted 02/09/2016

Many congratulations to Dr Oliver Rider, who has been awarded a BHF Intermediate Clinical Research Fellowship (£789K over 4 years), following on from 2 years as an Oxford BHF CRE Transition Research Fellow. Oliver will carry out his research “Comparing the effects of bariatric surgery on the ...

Dr. Rohan Wijesurendra - Winner of ESC Congress 2016 Young Investigator Award (Clinical Science)

Posted 02/09/2016

Dr. Rohan Wijesurendra - Clinical Lecturer in Cardiovascular Medicine - is the winner of the Young Investigator Award in Clinical Science at the European Society Congress (ESC) 2016, which took place in Rome, Italy. He won this competitive title, along with a prize of 2000 €, based on his work ...

Dr Ayman Al Haj Zen wins first prize at the Imperial College BHF CRE annual symposium

Dr Ayman Al Haj Zen wins first prize at the Imperial College BHF CRE annual symposium

Posted 21/07/2016

Congratulations to Ayman Al Haj Zen, who took first prize for his poster at the Imperial College BHF CRE annual symposium on “Cardiovascular target identification and drug discovery” which was held in London on Monday 18th June.  Ayman’s poster title was “The retinoid agonist Tazarotene promotes ...

Study confirms that breast is best for premature babies' hearts

Study confirms that breast is best for premature babies' hearts

Posted 14/06/2016

Breastfeeding premature babies improves long-term heart structure and function, Dr Adam Lewandowski and colleagues in the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility have found. The hearts of babies born early often develop abnormally. Dr Adam Lewandowski and colleagues at the Oxford Cardiovascular ...

Three prizes for Oxford researchers at BSCMR meeting

Three prizes for Oxford researchers at BSCMR meeting

Posted 22/04/2016

Clinical Research Fellows from the Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research (OCMR) won three prizes in the Young Investigator Awards held at the 11th British Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (BSCMR) Annual Meeting on 20th April 2016. First prize was awarded to Dr Rohan ...

Dr Svetlana Reilly awarded Best Presentation Prize

Dr Svetlana Reilly awarded Best Presentation Prize

Posted 21/04/2016

Congratulations to Dr Svetlana Reilly, who was awarded the "Best Presentation" prize at cross-disciplinary 110th annual Meeting of physicians of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is a very competitive meeting with focussing on clinical Academic excellence.  The presentation took place at ...

DPAG's Hege Larsen wins prestigious NCarnation Award

DPAG's Hege Larsen wins prestigious NCarnation Award

Posted 21/04/2016

Final year DPhil and Wellcome Trust OXION student Hege Larsen was awarded the esteemed NCarnation award by the American Physiological Society at the Experimental Biology conference in San Diego last week. Experimental Biology is an annual meeting comprising over 14,000 scientists and exhibitors ...

Dr Alexander Liu wins Young Author Award from the American College of Cardiology

Posted 21/04/2016

Dr Alexander Liu (Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research) has been awarded a Young Author Achievement Award by the American College of Cardiology in recognition of outstanding research published in one of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology’s sister journals. His article, in ...

Dr Victoria Stoll awarded the Early Career Award for Translational CMR

Dr Victoria Stoll awarded the Early Career Award for Translational CMR

Posted 03/03/2016

Dr Victoria Stoll was awarded the Early Career Award for Translational CMR at the 19th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society for Cardiovascular Medicine. These Scientific Sessions are the leading meeting for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Dr Stoll was one of 8 finalists and ...