Lectures

FREE Event: At the Heart of Medical Research

  • 29 Aug 2019

Hear from experts about the latest advances in heart health research and where cardiovascular science is headed in the future.

  • When: Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
  • Where: AMRF Auditorium, Auckland Medical School, University of Auckland Faculty of Medical & Health Sciences, 85 Park Road, Grafton
  • Tickets: Free! Please book via email to events@medicalresearch.org.nz or ring us on ☎ 09-923-1701

Speakers

A/Prof Johanna Montgomery from the Dept of Physiology at the University of Auckland

A/Prof Johanna Montgomery from the Dept of Physiology at the University of Auckland studies “Little Brains”. These are brain cells on the heart’s surface. Understanding how they work may lead to reducing prevalence of stroke and dementia.

Read more about her research here.

Prof Julian Paton also works in the Dept of Physiology at the University of Auckland. He says that one in three New Zealanders have high blood pressure, which can cause stroke, kidney and heart failure. Why do some people become hypertensive and what research is key to help stop it?

Read more about his research here.


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