June 3rd, 2019 – Hatter Cardiovascular Institute Postgraduate Students Awarded PhD’s

Over the last three weeks 2 postgraduate students from The Hatter Cardiovascular Institute have successfully defended their PhD thesis. These included:

* Dr Idris Harding – “Determinants of Reperfusion Injury in the Diabetic Heart

* Ms Stasa Taferner – “Elucidating the role of CXCR7 in the cardiovascular system and its involvement in cardioprotection after myocardial infarction”

The Hatter Cardiovascular Institute is pleased to support such strong and valuable research and wish Dr Harding and Dr Tafemer many congratulations on an excellent thesis.

Dr Ashraf Hamarnef will defend his MD(Res) thesis in just over a month’s time, entitled “The effect of remote ischaemic conditioning and glyceryl trinitrate on perioperative myocardial injury in cardiac bypass surgery patients.”

Over the past 12 months, the Hatter Cardiovascular Institute has had 5 PhD and 3 MD(Res) students receive their respective degrees.