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Free public talks by Christchurch Heart Institute and the Heart Foundation

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 3:48pm

Email paula.deroeper@otago.ac.nz to register for each talk
Light refreshments will be served at each talk

Tuesday 15 August 2017

Location: Christchurch Community House, 301 Tuam Street
Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm (meeting room)

Speakers

Mark RichardsProfessor Mark Richards

Title: Researchers as Human Guinea Pigs.
Topic: CHI Professors have put themselves on the line in the name of scientific research, come along and find out how and why.

Read more about Professor Mark Richards

Anna PilbrowDr Anna Pilbrow

Title: Discovering new risk markers for heart disease in ‘junk DNA’.
Topic: Are you interested in genetic links to heart disease? At this talk, discover how new genetic approaches may help identify individuals at risk of a future heart attack.

Read more about Dr Anna Pilbrow

Tuesday 12th September 2017

Location: Christchurch South Library, Beckenham,
Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm (Sydenham Room)

Speakers

Research Professor Chris Charles Chris Charles

Title: Bridging the gap between basic science and the clinic.
Topic: Find out how the CHI’s pre-clinical physiology team work to discover better treatment for patients with heart disease through bridging the gap from laboratory bench to the patient clinic.

Read more about Research Professor Chris Charles

Vicky CameronProfessor Vicky Cameron

Title: Cardiovascular risk prediction and The Healthier Lives National Science Challenge.
Topic: Predicting the heart health of New Zealander’s and its importance to the government’s National Science Challenge initiative.

Read more about Professor Vicky Cameron

Tuesday 10th October 2017

Location:  Christchurch South Library, Beckenham,
Time: 6.30pm – 8.00pm (Sydenham Room)

Speakers

Richard TroughtonProfessor Richard Troughton

Title: Advances in treatment of heart failure and heart disease 
Topic: Learn more about the latest techniques and treatments in heart health.

Read more about Professor Richard Troughton

Chris PembertonAssociate Professor Chris Pemberton

Title: Measuring proteins and peptides in blood to assist cardiology decision making
Topic: Find out about what the scientists see in the blood that have led to world-leading research breakthroughs.

Read more about Associate Professor Chris Pemberton