PVRI Travel Grant awarded to Postgraduate Student

Congratulations to Amira Zawia who has been awarded a travel grant of $500 from the PVRI (Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute) following submission of her abstract entitled “Reduction in CD68 macrophage number causes a spontaneous, and gender specific PAH phenotype in mice”.

Amira is jointly supervised during her PhD studies by Dr Allan Lawrie (Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease (IICD)) and Dr Gaynor Miller (Department of Oncology & Metabolism). An oral presentation of the work will take place during the PVRI Congress in Miami at the end of January.

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