All Menzies Memorial Scholars
BSc (Med), University of Sydney
Cambridge – studying myocardial ischaemia and the mechanisms of pH regulation in the heart.
Oxford - studying Cellular Electrophysiology.
Laboratory Head, Molecular Cardiology and Biophysics Division, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute.
Conjoint appointments at the University of New South Wales (Faculty of Medicine) and University of Sydney (School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences).
British Heart Foundation Basic Sciences Lectureship, Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge working on the integrated regulation of electrical activity in the heart and the molecular basis of arrhythmogenesis.
Areas of Professional Interest
Molecular basis of voltage sensing in cardiac ion channels with a particular emphasis on understanding how HERG K + channels work.
Wife, Margie, and two children.
Kristin van Zwieten holds the degrees of BA with Distinction from the University of Western Sydney and LLB (2005) from the University of New South Wales. Kristin was ranked joint first in her graduating class of 328 and awarded the University Medal in Law.
Kristin completed her two year scholarship at Oxford University studying for the BCL/MPhil .
Dr Lakshmi Nayana Vootakuru is a graduate of the University of Newcastle’s medical school. She has worked extensively in remote and Indigenous communities around Australia and in the field of Anaesthetics at Concord Hospital in NSW.
Lakshmi took up her study for a Master of Public Health (Health Policy and Management) at the Harvard School of Public Health.