Ralph Reader Prize Winners

RALPH READER PRIZE FINALISTS

Congratulations to all our finalists for the 2020 Ralph Reader Prizes both in Basic Science and Clinical Science.

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Ralph Reader prize. 

Basic Science Winner

 

Celine Santiago
PhD student Victor Chang Research Institute

 

Link to winning abstract below (published in the HLC Journal Jan 2021)

Titin Truncation Provides a Sensitised Template for Cardio-Depressant Effects of Alcohol

 

 

 

 

Basic Science Finalists

 

Thomas Hansen
Researcher Wollongong Hospital

 

Link to winning Abstract below (published in the HLC Journal Jan 2021)

The Utility of the P2X7 Receptor as a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Target in Atherosclerosis and Efficacy of a Novel P2X7 Receptor Antagonist

 

 

 

 

 


Nathan Wong
Basic Physician Trainee
South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute / Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

 

Link to winning Abstract below (published in the HLC Journal Jan 2021)

TRIM2 is a Novel Inhibitor of Inflammatory-Driven Pathological Angiogenesis, but Preserves Physiological Hypoxia-Mediated Angiogenesis

 

 

 

 

Clinical Science Winner

 

Chrishan Nalliah

Electrophysiology Fellow Royal Melbourne Hospital

 

Link to winning Abstract below (published in the HLC Journal Jan 2021)

Impact of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure on the Atrial Substrate in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and Atrial Fibrillation: The SLEEP-AF Substrate Sub-Study

 

 

 

Clinical Science Finalists


Ross Roberts-Thomson

PhD Candidate
South Australia Health and Medical Research Institute

 

Link to winning Abstract below (published in the HLC Journal Jan 2021)

Left atrial ejection fraction predicts future need for surgery in asymptomatic patients with rheumatic mitral valve disease

 

 

 

 

Chris Anthony

PhD Research Fellow, St Vincent’s Hospital

Link to winning Abstract below (published in the HLC Journal Jan 2021)

Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance for Rejection Surveillance After Cardiac Transplantation