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(Seminars)

18 July 2016

4 - 5pm

Venue: Ground Floor Seminar Room (G10)

Location: 70 Symonds St, Auckland Central

A special seminar by Professor Guy Salama, Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. He also holds adjunct positions in the Department of Cell Biology and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Pittsburgh.

About the Speaker

Professor Guy Salama is visiting the University of Auckland on Monday and Tuesday next week. Guy is one of the "fathers" of optical mapping in the heart and has used this tool to investigate mechanisms responsible for the initiation, maintenance and termination of cardiac arrhythmias. Professor Salama received his PhD in Biophysics and Biochemistry and is a Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at the University of Pittsburg School of Medicine. He also holds adjunct positions in the Department of Cell Biology and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine at Pittsburgh.