- 02 May
Researchers discover a new lymphatic brain cell type
- 05 Apr
Hogan Lab highlighted as the "NAVBO Lab of the Month"
Congratulations to the Hogan Lab, who have been named 'Lab of the Month' by the North American Vascular Biology Organization for April 2017.
The North American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) promotes the study of all aspects of vascular biology by providing a forum for vascular biologists to disseminate and share knowledge from basic science to clinical practice.
- 07 Dec
Million dollar boost for UQ CCVB Research
UQ CCVB researchers Associate Professor Ben Hogan and Dr Kelly Smith and their teams have each been awarded a Project Grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council for commencement in 2017.
Ben Hogan's project was ranked as The University of Queensland's third most highly-funded project.
- 23 Nov
Ben Hogan, the 2016 ANZSCDB Emerging Leader
Congratulations to Associate Professor Ben Hogan on being awarded the ANZSCDB Emerging Leader for 2016.
Transition to independence is one of the most challenging and critical stages in the career of a research scientist. By recognising the research achievements and leadership abilities of young group leaders, this award encourages and supports emerging investigators in the fields of cell and developmental biology across Australia and New Zealand.
- 19 Nov
Ben Hogan honoured by the Heart Foundation
Ealier this year, Dr Ben Hogan was honoured by the Heart Foundation, receiving the 2014 Researcher of the Year Award. On the 5th of November, Members and Supporters of the Heart Foundation toured the Hogan Lab at the IMB and spoke to researchers from the Hogan and Smith labs about their work. The event aired across Australia on Channel 7's 6pm News. Deborah Fraser from the Heart Foundation said "Our supporters were captivated and inspired with the research that is taking place in vascular biology development and genetics and cardiac development.
- 12 Nov
CCVB researchers awarded more than $2.8 million in NHMRC funding
We are pleased to announce the results of the 2015 National Health and Medical Research Council funding round for researchers at the Centre for Cardiac & Vascular Biology. This new funding will facilitate research into cardiovascular development, disease and regenerative medicine.
Our researchers received $2,847,447 in funding for 5 new awards, including 4 Project Grants to Justin Cooper-White, Enzo Porrello, Kelly Smith, Ben Hogan and Mathias Francois and a Career Development Fellowship to Enzo Porrello.
- 14 Aug
Zebrafish lymphatics on the cover of G & D
- 10 Jun
Ben's news and views published in Nature
Ben Hogan was invited by Nature to write a news and views article for this month's edition of the prestigious journal (04 June 2015). Co-written with Brian Black, the article reviews two recent studies of the cells that give rise to lymphatic vessels, revealing that precursors arise from unexpected sources, and demonstrating that the origins of this vasculature are more diverse than anticipated.