Study into therapeutic use of laser to treat heart disease on track

Andrew Chounding
By Andrew Chounding
April 11 2022 - 12:30am
THE LOVE MUSCLE: Dr Michael Fox and Dr Rohit Barthwal. Picture: Paul Scambler

A world-first study that uses lasers to reduce damage caused to the heart during cardiac arrests has received renewed funding that will see the study concluded later this year.


Andrew Chounding

Andrew Chounding

Journalist & Health Reporter, The Examiner

An experienced multi-platform journalist focusing on the issues that impact health in Tasmania. With a background in social research and public policy, health reporting for Andrew is about ensuring the best health outcomes for the Northern Tasmanian community. Contact Andrew at: or 0437 358 262