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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 ...

Charis Antoniades awarded BHF Senior Clinical Research Fellowship

Charis Antoniades awarded BHF Senior Clinical Research Fellowship

Posted 01/03/2016

Congratulations to Prof Charalambos Antoniades, who has been awarded a prestigious BHF Senior Clinical Research Fellowship for his research programme “Exploring new links between adipose tissue and vascular redox state”.  Charis is Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Division of ...

BHF Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellowship award for Dr Svetlana Reilly

BHF Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellowship award for Dr Svetlana Reilly

Posted 18/02/2016

Congratulations to Dr Svetlana Reilly who has been awarded a BHF Intermediate Basic Science Research Fellowship. Svetlana will carry out her research “MicroRNA-mediated proarrhythmic mechanisms in Atrial Fibrillation” in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.  Svetlana has been supported by the ...

Wear it, Beat it (Bake it!)

Wear it, Beat it (Bake it!)

Posted 11/02/2016

There was great excitment around the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in Oxford last Friday when a team of jolly bakers, and an even jollier team of cake eaters, teamed up to raise money for the BHF.  The march was led by Dr Naveed Akbar and Laurienne Gardener of the Robin Choudhury research ...

BHF Retail teams see behind the scenes with Oxford researchers

BHF Retail teams see behind the scenes with Oxford researchers

Posted 11/02/2016

Members of the British Heart Foundation Retail Team, who work to raise research funds for the British Heart Foundation through the network of local shops, were invited to participate in an interactive afternoon learning about how the money they raise is used to carry out research. Demonstrations ...

Dr Aiden Doherty selected for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award COFUND Scheme

Dr Aiden Doherty selected for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award COFUND Scheme

Posted 16/12/2015

Dr Aiden Doherty, recently awarded a BHF CRE Intermediate Transition Research Fellowship, has been selected as one of the best three fellows among the 1000+ fellows supported under the European Commission’s Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award COFUND scheme (’07-’13 funding stream), for his work analysing ...

Success for Oxford Chemistry & Cardiovascular Science Researcher in latest ERC Starter Grant Round

Success for Oxford Chemistry & Cardiovascular Science Researcher in latest ERC Starter Grant Round

Posted 27/11/2015

The Oxford BHF CRE was delighted to hear that Dr Akane Kawamura (BHF CRE Senior Research Fellow / Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellow) has been awarded research funding from the European Research Council. These prestigious and valuable (>€1.5M) awards are extremely competitive with only ...

Winners of SCMR 2016 Regional Scholarships

Winners of SCMR 2016 Regional Scholarships

Posted 17/11/2015

Congratulations to the following OCMR fellows from the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, RDM, who have won this year's Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR) 2016 Regional Scholarships: Dr. Andrew Lewis (Supervisors: Dr. Oliver Rider, Prof Damian Tyler, Prof Stefan ...