Dr Gonzalo del Monte Nieto

Institute: Monash University
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Current Project

New strategies to study the formation of the heart in embryos and heart disease causation in babies.

Cardiovascular disease is the major killer in Australia with congenital heart disease (CHD) affecting 1 in 100 live born babies. Although paediatric surgeries have improved the outcome for CHD patients, there is uncertainty regarding the long-term problems that these patients may suffer. Only the understanding of disease causation will allow…

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