Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Congratulations Dr Jimmy Zhen Long Shen on completion of his PhD

Graduate Research Services is pleased to report that Dr Jimmy Zhen Long Shen has fulfilled the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. 

The thesis titled: "Macrophage mineralocorticoid receptor regulate cardiac remodelling and blood pressure" was ratified by the Graduate Research Steering Committee on  Tuesday 23rd February 2016 and will be conferred upon graduation. 

Dr Shen's thesis represents a significant contribution to our knowledge and understanding of the role of macrophages in mineralocorticoid receptor (MR)-mediated cardiovascular injury. This is an important area of research as excess MR activation is implicated in cardiovascular injury in multiple diseases in humans including hypertension, heart failure, stroke, atherosclerosis, obesity, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and renal disease.

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