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Meet the Team: Dr David Pattison

Meet the Team: Dr David Pattison

Dr David Pattison was appointed as joint leader of the Free Radical Group in 2014. David is a dedicated and highly accomplished researcher, and is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.

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The HRI discovers new selenium compounds

The HRI discovers new selenium compounds

The Free Radical Group has shown that a number of novel compounds containing selenium atoms can act as efficient antioxidants, protecting the body against damage caused by a variety of oxidants produced during inflammation. 

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Scientists awarded at international conference

Scientists awarded at international conference

A number of the Inflammation and Free Radical Group members have travelled to Boston to present their recent, unpublished data at a conference, with two scientists presented with awards and two selected to give additional oral presentations.

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A young Kiwi scientist committed to finding solutions to NZ’s number one killer

A young Kiwi scientist committed to finding solutions to NZ’s number one killer

Cassidy Moeke is originally from Wellington, where he studied Biomedical Science at Victoria University. In 2013 he arrived in Sydney and found himself at the Heart Research Institute. 

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Hamilton scientist joins work towards a cure

Hamilton scientist joins work towards a cure
After completing his Bachelor of Science and Masters in Science at the University of Waikato, Hamilton born and bred Luke Hall was ready to take the next step of his career. While searching for PhD projects online he came across a past PhD project advertised from The Heart Research Institute. He contacted the proposed supervisor to see if there were any other similar projects. Fortunately the HRI was in the process of preparing another project which was even more relevant to Luke’s studies. 
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