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A postgraduate research opportunity at the University of Otago.

Details

Close date
Friday, 17 January 2020
Academic background
Sciences, Health Sciences
Host campus
Christchurch
Qualification
PhD
Department
Medicine (Christchurch)
Supervisors
Associate Professor Chris Pemberton, Associate Professor Tim Yandle, Professor Mark Richards

Overview

These research projects are offered by the Christchurch Heart Institute.
https://www.otago.ac.nz/chchheart

Potential topics

  • Identification of new circulating peptides: their biological activity and diagnostic applications
  • Effect of hormones on, and their responses to, bone growth
  • Biochemical and metabolic studies of BNP related peptides and their measurement in cardiovascular disorders
  • Studies of vasoactive hormones in isolated perfused hearts
  • Cytokine signalling, neurohormones and intracellular signalling pathways in experimental myocardial infarction
  • The role of hormones regulating metabolism in cardiovascular disease
  • Neurohormonal aspects of cardiovascular disease - clinical studies
  • Neurohormonal aspects of cardiovascular disease - laboratory studies

Contact

Sarah-Jane Best
Email   sarah-jane.best@otago.ac.nz