Free online seminar Thursday 28th October, 2021 1-2pm AEDT. 

This seminar will be co-presented by Dr. Kristen Bubb and Dr. Siân Cartland

Dr. Kristen Bubb

Potential treatments for peripheral artery disease

Dr Kristen Bubb is a Group Leader of Translational Vascular Therapeutics in the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and Victorian Heart Institute. She completed a post doctoral fellowship with British Pharmacological Society support in London, before returning to Australia to co lead the Oxidative Signaling Group with Prof Gemma Figtree at The University of Sydney. She has since been recruited to Monash University by Prof Stephen Nicholls to lead discovery science on the fundamental mechanisms underlying vascular pathology and potential treatments for atherosclerosis and other vascular diseases. She has been awarded funding from the Heart Foundation, Diabetes Australia and the Rebecca L Cooper Foundation.

Dr. Siân Cartland

Myeloid derived suppressor cells: a new cell target to reduce inflammation and atherosclerosis?

Dr Siân Cartland received her PhD in 2012 from the Centre for Vascular Research at The University of NSW Prior to that she worked as a Research Assistant, both in Australia and in the UK at the University of Oxford. On completion of her PhD she began working with Dr Mary Kavurma and is currently based at the Heart Research Institute in Sydney. Her research interests are in the role of the immune system in cardiovascular disease

Chair: Dr. Belinda Di Bartolo

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October 22 2021