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Heart Research UK Award 2012

Heart Research UK Award 2012

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Published by Neeraj Chauhan

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Published by: Neeraj Chauhan on Apr 28, 2012
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Heart Research UK award for YoungSensation Dr. Neeraj Chauhan
9 March 2012Dr.Neeraj Chauhan, 20, Scientist of at the InternationalSociety for Heart Research has been awarded the HeartResearch UK Outstanding Researcher Award for hiscontribution to pioneering medical research into theprevention, treatment and cure of heart disease.
The award, which was sponsored by Vascutek, was given to just a 20yrs old young Scientist from India Neeraj Chauhanin recognition of the development of a noveltechnology for studying heart tissuewhich means that the tissue can bekept for sufficiently long periods tocarry out tests in the lab, whilstcontinuing to ‘beat’ and function asif it were in the human body.This system can be used to study both healthy and diseased hearttissue in life-like conditions, aswell as simulating diseaseconditions such as heart attacks or changes caused by surgery, inmuch greater detail than is presently possible.Over the last 45 years, ISHR hasfunded over £20million of medical research projects in hospitals and universitiesacross the UK. From paying for the first successful UK heart transplants to providing a direct link between heart disease and smoking, to the revolutionary

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