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Diseases of the Aorta

The causes of sporadic thoracic aortic aneurysms are not understood but the consequences of this disease can be catastrophic. We have developed an animal model of disease and this t more...

Supervisor(s): Gamble, Jennifer (Professor)

A Novel Role in Stabilizing Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Plaque

Atherosclerosis is the leading cause of cardiovascular deaths, accounting for ~30% of all deaths in Australia in 2018. Atherosclerotic plaque rupture leads to heart failure and stro more...

Supervisor(s): Misra, Ashish (Dr)

Modulating coronary atherosclerosis through perivascular fat (PVAT)

Background: Organ-to-organ communications are vital for living systems and play critical roles in cellular homeostasis. Various studies have demonstrated the existence and significa more...

Supervisor(s): Misra, Ashish (Dr)