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HRI researchers pioneer new approach to mend broken hearts

HRI researchers pioneer new approach to mend broken hearts

A printer that builds beating 3D hearts in a laboratory could soon be saving the lives of heart attack patients if a pioneering trial proves successful. The Heart Research Institute has bought a 3D bio-printer to engineer human heart tissue that can be stuck directly to a damaged organ following an attack. 

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Marcus Blackmore Fellow Dr Stacy Robertson to return to UK

 Marcus Blackmore Fellow Dr Stacy Robertson to return to UK
After four years at the Heart Research Institute, Scottish scientist and Marcus Blackmore Fellowship recipient, Dr Stacy Robertson will return to the UK to continue her career.
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Meet our Researchers: Dr Christina Bursill, Immunobiology Group Leader

A passionate and inspired scientist, Dr Christina Bursill has led the Immunobiology Group since its formation in 2013. 

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Marcus Blackmore Fellow undertaking drug toxicity study

Dr Carmine Gentile, Marcus Blackmore Fellow at The Heart Research Institute, will be researching the development of a novel drug toxicity screening technique.

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Award for Most outstanding Presentation at AVBS

Congratulations to Dr Carmine Gentile, Marcus Blackmore Fellow at The Heart Research Institute, who was recently awarded the Most Outstanding Oral Presentation at the 2013 meeting of the Australian Vascular Biology Society (AVBS).
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