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RESEARCH OVERVIEW

The Advanced Clinical and Translational Cardiovascular Imaging laboratory uses cutting-edge cardiac imaging techniques such as PET, MRI and CT and focuses on the role of inflammation in the development of cardiovascular disease.

Using a diverse set of scientific approaches from mechanistic translational science program, epidemiological, machine and deep learning methods; the team uses a trans-disciplinary approach with long term goals of improving risk prediction and risk stratification for people with suspected or at risk of cardiovascular disease.

Professor Girish Dwivedi

Professor Girish Dwivedi

Laboratory Head, Advanced Clinical and Translational Cardiovascular Imaging Wesfarmers Chair in Cardiology, The University of Western Australia

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Molecular machines stop cancer’s clock

Head of the laboratory for Synthetic Biology and Drug Discovery, Associate Professor Oliver Rackham, says cancer cells grow uncontrollably whereas normal cells limit their growth. “A normal cell grows for just the right amount of time that is required for us to develop and maintain our bodies. “They control their growth with…

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Stem cell reprogramming mystery clarified by new findings

In a study, published in Cell Stem Cell, researchers from the University of Western Australia, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, and Monash University describe key drivers of the process by which cells from mature tissues of the body, such as skin, can be deliberately converted into stem cells that…

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