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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 Australian 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 Glasgow

 Marcus Blackmore Fellow Dr Stacy Robertson to return to Glasgow
After four years at the Heart Research Institute, Scottish scientist and Marcus Blackmore Fellowship recipient, Dr Stacy Robertson will return to Glasgow to continue her career.
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Scottish scientist leads way in heart disease research

Scottish scientist leads way in heart disease research
Dr Stacy Robertson hails from a small town outside of Aberdeen, Scotland and moved to the Heart Research Institute in 2013, after being awarded the prestigious Marcus Blackmore Fellowship.
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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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