Dr Rick Steeds has funding with Tarekegn Hiwot for a further PhD in cardiovascular medicine and Alstrom syndrome.

Professor Greg Lip has funding from Bristol Myers Squibb Pharmaceuticals to study “the effect of oral anticoagulation and renal function on clot structure and function”.

Dr Natalie Poulter has been awarded a Wellcome Trust ISSF award for “Investigating the spatial and temporal dynamics of GPIb signalling complexes in platelets using super-resolution microscopy”.

Professor Ed Rainger Dr Yi Sun and Professor Steve Watson were awarded a British Heart Foundation project Grant on “Identifying new interactions between platelets and monocytes”.

Dr Dipak Kotecha has been awarded an NIHR Career Development Fellowship.

Dr Deirdre Lane has been conferred as Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology.