Professor Julie McMullen: love what you do, do what you love

Posted On 2017-01-05 10:13:46

Julie McMullen, PhD, heads the Cardiac Hypertrophy Laboratory at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute. Associate Professor McMullen graduated from the School of Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales. She then trained as a Cardiology Research Fellow at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre and Harvard Medical School in Boston. During this time she gained experience generating and characterizing cardiac specific transgenic mice. In early 2005, Associate Professor McMullen established her own laboratory at Baker IDI. Her research interests include cardiac hypertrophy and failure, specifically focusing on molecular mechanisms responsible for the induction of physiological and pathological cardiac hypertrophy.

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