Professor Chris Semsarian
Professor of Medicine
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Professor Semsarian is a Molecular Cardiologist with a specific research focus in the molecular basis of cardiovascular disease, in particular, identifying genes that cause disease and elucidating how these gene defects activate signalling pathways leading to disease.
His research interest over the last 10 years has focused on the molecular and genetic basis of cardiovascular disease and specifically, including studies in cardiomyopathies and sudden cardiac death in the young.
Current national competitive grants*
Genetic Basis of Valvular Heart Disease
Semsarian C, Weintraub R, Winlaw D, Bagnall R
NHMRC Project Grants ($434,255 over 3 years)
Investigation of sudden cardiac death in the young
Semsarian C, Weintraub R, Duflou J, Puranik R, Skinner J
NHMRC Project Grant ($658,500 over 4 years)
NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship ($504,875 over 5 years)
* Grants administered through the University of Sydney
PhD and Masters' project opportunities
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Honours project opportunities
United States. (Harvard Medical School, Boston) Collaborate on genetic studies in heart disease.