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Biography

Dr Siân Cartland received her PhD in 2012 from the Centre for Vascular Research at The University of New South Wales, Australia. Prior to that she worked as a Research Assistant both in Australia and in the UK at the University of Oxford. On completion of her PhD, she joined the Vascular Complications Group at HRI. Her research interests are in the role of the immune system in cardiovascular disease.

Prizes and awards

2017 Heart Research Institute Early Career Researcher Award

2017 Australian Vascular Biology Society Young Investigator/ECR Oral Presentation Runner Up

2016 Australian Vascular Biology Society Young Investigator/ECR Oral Presentation Winner

2014 The Salteri Family Young Achiever Award, Heart Research Institute

2014 International Vascular Biology Meeting Exceptional Abstract Award

2013 Australian Vascular Biology Society Early Career Poster Prize

Grants

2015 University of Sydney Early Career Research Grant

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