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Meet the team: Dr Siân Cartland

Meet the team: Dr Siân Cartland

As a Senior Postdoctoral Scientist at HRI, Dr Siân Cartland is not only breaking stereotypes but also pushing boundaries in the scientific world.

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Cancer Drug Could Protect Diabetics from Amputations

Cancer Drug Could Protect Diabetics from Amputations

A molecule that kills cancer cells can also save diabetics and heart patients from limb amputation, an Australian-American study shows. Breakthrough work headed by the Heart Research Institute offers up a potential new treatment for people with diabetes who develop cardiovascular disease and have to have limbs removed.

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Dr Mary Kavurma, Group Leader of the Vascular Complications Group

Dr Mary Kavurma, Group Leader of the Vascular Complications Group

A creative and inspired scientist, Dr Mary Kavurma has led the Vascular Complications Group since joining the HRI in 2013. 

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Welcome Vascular Complications Group

This week the Heart Research Institute announces the formation of another new research group, the Vascular Complications Group. This group, headed by Dr Mary Kavurma, will study the role of a pivotal protein called TRAIL.
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