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Brain cytokines and control of sympathetic nerve activity in hypertension and heart failure.

Neuroscience & Non-Communicable Diseases Seminar Series

Speaker: Dr Song Yao, Florey Department of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne

Song completed his PhD at Monash University investigating the role of purines in central control of the cardiovascular system. He moved to the UK in 2003 for his post-doctoral training in the Department of Clinical Sciences and the Bristol Heart Institute at the University of Bristol. He received a Wellcome Trust VIP Award in 2006 and a British Heart Foundation Basic Science Fellowship in 2007. In 2011, he returned to Australia and joined The Florey. He was awarded an ARC Future Fellowship in 2017 and is now head of the Neurovascular Biology Laboratory. His laboratory is currently investigating the effects of neuroinflammation, blood-brain barrier disruption and central autonomic dysfunction in animal models of hypertension and heart failure.

All welcome. Drinks and snacks from 3:30pm, seminar starts, 4pm.

Enquiries: 
Natasha Kumar; Natasha.kumar@unsw.edu.au
Ingvars Birznieks; i.birznieks@unsw.edu.au

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Event Date: 
Friday, 27 March 2020 - 4:00pm
Location: 
LG02 Wallace Wurth Building
Open to: 
All
Event Type: 
Seminar
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