Diabetes and Cardiovascular Research Group (DCRG)

Past events

  • 21 June 2017 1pm - Journal Club presented by Mahfuja Bulu
  • 17 May 2017 1pm - Research presentation - Natasha Luckhurst 'Vascular injury and repair in children with infection'
  • 19 April 2017 1pm - Research presentation
  • 22 March 2017 1pm - Research presentation - Katrina Viloria 'Matricellular proteins in islet function'
  • 22 Feb 2017 1pm - Jourrnal club
  • 23 Nov 2016, 1pm - Student presentations
  • 2 Nov 2016, 2pm - Journal club
  • April 2016 - Nico Lambri and Sharan Asher - research student presentations
  • 16 March 2016 4-5pm - Dr Viji Manoharan,University of Warwick - Digital Health Platform for molecular feedback
  • 2 March 2016 3-4pm - Simone Benedetti - Journal club
  • 10 February 2016, 3pm - Aliki Peletidi and Geerthi Tharmada - research student presentations
  • 13 January 2016, 3pm - Olga Eleftheriadou - Journal club
  • 2 December 2015, 1pm - Dr Mark Turner, Nottingham Trent University - 'Search for the missing diabetes genes: does the burger van hold the answer?'
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  • 20 May 2015, 1-2pm, Journal club - Olga Eleftheriadou
  • 15 April 2015, 3-4pm, Invited research seminar - Dr Paraskevi Goggolidou, KU - 'The role of Atmin in ciliogenesis and kidney development and disease'. *This seminar will be followed by a social event, further details tbc
  • 18 March 2015, 1-2pm, "Retinal image analysis - recognition and quantification on large datasets" by Dr Sarah Barman
  • 18 February 2015, 1-2pm, Journal club - Azfar Zahid
  • 11 February 2015, 3-4pm - PRJG2008, Professor Deborah Baines, Professor of Molecular Physiology, St George's University of London - "Don't be too sweet! Glucose and pulmonary infection"
  • 21 January 2015, 1-2pm, Invited research seminar/research careers event for students - Dr Roanne Jones, Qmul - 'Developing collagen based materials for corneal tissue repair'. Joint seminar with the Vision and Cognition Theme
  • 10 December 2014, 2-3pm, Invited research seminar - Dr Aileen King, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology at Kings College London
  • 22 October 2014, 2-3pm, research student presentations: Gill Funnel, Revanth Reyasam, Azfar Zahid
  • 26 September 2014, 17.00, Social event - Harts Boatyard
  • 24 September 2014, 14.00, Journal Club - Doctoral School
  • 10 June 2014, 13.00-15.00, Prof. Mike Shattock, Professor of Cellular Cardiology, Kings College London
  • 21 May 2014, 13.00-14.00 Conference report Paul Waller (Vit D) and Natasha Hill (Diabetes UK) June - Journal Club. Further details tbc
  • 30 April 2014, 13.00-14.00 Prof Naughton Research seminar on the importance of Vitamin D epimers in Type 1 diabetes (joint with SENPHRG).
  • 19 March 2014, 13.00-14.00 Planning meeting
  • 10 June 2013, 13.00-15.00, Prof. Mike Shattock, Professor of Cellular Cardiology, Kings College London
  • 15 May 2013, 12.00-13.30, Journal club presented by Dhwani Thakkar
  • 17 Apr 2013, 3.00-4.30, Hannah Moir, Inflammatory response to exercise: a role in diabetes and cardiovascular disease control
  • 20 Mar 2013, Mobile health technology seminar
  • 20 Feb 2013, 2.00-3.30 pm, Journal Club
  • 14 Feb 2013, 12.00-1.00 pm, Special meeting - Prof. Graham Hitman
  • 17 Jan 2013, 10.00-11.30am, Doctoral School, Grant writing workshop
  • 4 Sept 2012, 12:00pm, presentations by DRG research students

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Congratulations to Fadel Lhaf

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British Heart Foundation funding awarded to Kingston University is helping to understand why heart cells die

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Congratulations to Dr Olga Eleftheriadou

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Study explores the complexity of the SPARC family of proteins and their role in the pancreas

Final year PhD student Katrina Viloria

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New study shows importance of Type 2A protein phosphatases in cardiac hypertrophy

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