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The Oxford BHF CRE annual research symposium creates an opportunity for cardiovascular researchers from across the basic, clinical and population sciences to meet and share ideas and opportunities for research and collaborations.

You can download the full programme:  PROGRAMME

Registration has now closed. 

List of speakers

  • Professor Hugh Watkins
    Welcome & update on Oxford BHF CRE developments and opportunities
  • Oxford BHF CRE 3  Research Themes Leads
    An overview of the BHF CRE 3 Themes of Big Data, Human Genetics, Target Discovery and Development & Regeneration.
  • Short talks selected from submitted poster abstracts
    Postdoctoral researchers give a brief overview of their poster presentation
  • Associate Professor Lisa Heather
    The battle between HIF and diabetes: an alternative role for fatty acids in cardiovascular disease
  • Dr Chris Toepfer
    Myosin Super Relaxation (SRX) in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)
  •  Dr Alfonso Bueno-Orovio 
    Disentangling disease by computer modelling: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  •  Dr Rina Ariga
    Integrated multimodal phenotyping in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy                                                       
  • Associate Professor David Preiss 
    The LENS trial – repurposing an old cardiovascular medicine
  •  Keynote Lecture by Professor Duncan Richards       
    Harnessing the potential of new discovery technologies to deliver better medicines for patients- challenges and opportunities.
  •  Professor Jane Armitage 
    What does the BHF CRE award, and what can an award do for you?
  • Associate Professor Pawel Swietach
    Acid-base chemistry and cardiac gene expression
  •  Dr Naveed Akbar
    Extracellular Vesicles Mediate Immune Cell Mobilisation and Activation
  •  Associate Professor Mathilda Mommersteeg 
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