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The Omics and Pacific Heart Health Laboratories in the Christchurch Heart Institute

Omics group 2021 imageCurrent and former lab members: Back row from left: Allamanda Faatoese, Karina O'Connor. Front row: Evie Templeton, Anna Pilbrow, Vicky Cameron, Linda Buss.

Research focus

The Omics and Pacific Heart Health Laboratories are investigating genetic and epigenetic variants that affect an individual’s susceptibility to the development and progression of coronary heart disease and heart failure.

The laboratory is also investigating how genes influence the underlying pathology of heart failure in human hearts.

Read more about our Omics and Pacific Heart Health laboratories research studies

Our people in Omics and Pacific Heart Health Laboratories

Cardiovascular genetics and genomics 

Pacific Heart Health

Cardiovascular genomics discovery

Cardiovascular bioinformatics

  • Simone Cree

Pacific community engagement

  • Alex Tino

Cardiovascular proteomics