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The LABB group presented their work at the Liverpool Aortic Surgery Symposium VIII on 28th June 2019, which was attended by leading cardiothoracic surgeons from the UK and USA. Dr Jill Madine delivered a talk entitled 'Idiopathic degenerative thoracic aneurysms are associated with increased aortic medial amyloid'. Dr Riaz Akhtar gave a talk entitled 'Is bicuspid aortopathy associated with distinct patterns of matrix degradation?' Congratulations to Riaz who was awarded the Best abstract presentation for scientific research in Thoracic Aortic surgery.


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February 12, 2019 RiazNews0
We are pleased that Zhuo Chang, who was supervised by Dr Riaz Akhtar on a project related to arterial stiffening has been awarded the prestigious Chinese Government Scholarship for Outstanding PhD Thesis for Self-Funded Students 2018. Zhuo’s work focussed on utilising the internal mammary artery as a novel target for arterial stiffening.

You can read about the prize in more detail: https://news.liverpool.ac.uk/2019/02/12/engineering-phd-student-receives-prestigious-award/



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