College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

CVS progress reports - Winter 2014

The Centre for Cardiovascular Science progress report meetings are held every Thursday in the QMRI, Little France, at 12pm-1pm.

Thursday 10th April 2014

Speaker 1: Takeshi Fujisawa - Identification of the origin of circulating endothelial progenitor cell

Thursday 3rd April 2014

Speaker 1: Andrea Caporali - Efficient microRNAs delivery in endothelial cells by polyamine-coated carbon nanotubes

Speaker 2: Cecile Benezech - Interaction of monocytes/macrophages with fat associated lymphoid structures in obesity: Redressing the inflammatory balance

Thursday 27th March 2014

Speaker 1: Rebecca Moorhouse - Title to be confirmed

Speaker 2: Wilna Oosthuyzen - Vasapressin stimulated internalisation of exosomes in the collecting duct

Thursday 20th March 2014

Speaker 1: Chengjia Wang - A robust automated multi-modality registration tool applied to abdominal aortic aneurysm

Speaker 2: Zaniah Gonzalez-Galofre - The role of perivascular stem cells in vascular regeneration

Thursday 13th March 2014

Speaker 1: Abdullah Faqehi - Using mass spectrometry to profile sex steroid balance

Speaker 2: Anoop Shah - Clinical applications of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin

Thursday 6th March 2014

Speaker 1: Mark Miller - Diesel Exhaust: the many ways that nanoparticles can impair cardiovascular health

Speaker 2: Nicola Wheelan - Stress and 11β-HSD1 Deficiency: Impact on Emotional Responses and Memory Performance in Ageing Mice

Thursday 27th February 2014

Speaker 1: Annalisa Gasteldello - A promising new anti-inflammatory drug: 5alpha-tetrahydrocorticosterone

Speaker 2: Ioanna Panagakou - Examination of the role of Poly , a protein required for insulin signalling, in a T2D model in Drosophila melanogaster

Thursday 20th February 2014

Speaker 1: Yan Zeng - PhD project overview: prenatal dexamethasone programming of the brain

Speaker 2: Anna Anderson - Free cortisol measurement for the assessment of 11-beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase activity in vivo

Thursday 13th February 2014

Speaker: Xiaofeng Zhao - Can enhancement of neutrophil apoptosis by inhibition of cyclin dependent kinase improve functional outcome after MI

Thursday 6th February 2014

Speaker 1: Mandy Drake - Epigenetics in development and disease

Speaker 2: Nik Morton - Exploring the thin end of the obesity wedge

Thursday 23rd January 2014

Speaker 1: Cristina Aguilar - Epigenetic nuclear transitions in cardiovascular development and cell reprogramming

Speaker 2: Ruth Morgan - Cortisol dysregulation in equine endocrinopathic laminitis

Thursday 16th January 2014

Speaker: Kosala Dissanayake - Organophosphorus pesticide toxicity on Neuromuscular Junction

All welcome.