Heart disease remains the major killer of Australians and 50 per cent of survivors will develop heart failure later in life because of damage to the heart muscle.
Professor Andrew Boyle’s research focuses on cardiac regeneration. His talk will explore the history, status and future of heart disease and its treatment.
Andrew is Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine with a medical career spanning 25 years. He joined the University of Newcastle from the United States, where he worked at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University and the University of California San Francisco.
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