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Novel software offers possible reduction in arrhythmic heart disease

Novel software offers possible reduction in arrhythmic heart disease
Description
Potentially lethal heart conditions may become easier to spot and may lead to improvements in prevention and treatment thanks to innovative new software that measures electrical activity in the organ.
Date:
15/02/2019

Biomarkers identified to help diagnose heart condition

Biomarkers identified to help diagnose heart condition
Description
The BBC writes about recent findings University of Birmingham researchers have identified two biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of a heart condition that raises the risk of stroke.
Date:
11/01/2019

Study identifies three simple 'clinical risks' and two biomarkers that could be used to screen patients with irregular heart rhythm

Study identifies three simple 'clinical risks' and two biomarkers that could be used to screen patients with irregular heart rhythm
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found two biomarkers that could be used to identify a heart condition known as atrial fibrillation in patients who have three 'clinical risks'.
Date:
07/01/2019

Annual Midlands Cardiovascular Research Network brings key universities from the region together

Annual Midlands Cardiovascular Research Network brings key universities from the region together
Description
The 2nd Midlands Cardiovascular Research Network was held on Thursday 22 November at Aston University.
Date:
20/12/2018

New Intravital Microscopy Imaging Suite opened in Birmingham by Professor Sir Nilesh Samani

New Intravital Microscopy Imaging Suite opened in Birmingham by Professor Sir Nilesh Samani
Description
The Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences celebrated the recent unveiling of the new Intravital Microscopy Imaging Suite with a celebratory two-day event in November entitled 'Come Look Inside Blood Vessels'.
Date:
20/12/2018

Birmingham Clinical Scientist receives Wellcome Seed Award

Birmingham Clinical Scientist receives Wellcome Seed Award
Description
Dr Victoria Stoll, an NIHR Clinical Research Fellow, has been awarded a Wellcome Seed Award in Science that will be used to study determinants of heart failure in patients who have undergone previous heart surgery and now have a type of circulation called a 'Fontan circulation'.
Date:
13/12/2018

Three researchers from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List

Three researchers from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List
Description
A global list of the most highly cited researchers has found three academics from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences to be among the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe.
Date:
29/11/2018

Respected Birmingham cardiovascular researchers to lead newly-created cardiovascular centre

Respected Birmingham cardiovascular researchers to lead newly-created cardiovascular centre
Description
Professor Gregory Lip and Dr Deirdre Lane will be joining the Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science in early 2019, a new initiative to establish an internationally-leading Centre for Cardiovascular Science in the Merseyside region.
Date:
29/11/2018

New research will study smallest vessels of the heart

New research will study smallest vessels of the heart
Description
New research by the University of Birmingham and funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) will study the damage caused to the smallest vessels of the heart following a heart attack.
Date:
26/10/2018

Birmingham researcher awarded three-year British Heart Foundation grant

Birmingham researcher awarded three-year British Heart Foundation grant
Description
Dr Alexander Brill, a Birmingham Research Fellow, has been awarded a £206,323 grant from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to research mechanisms that would efficiently protect against thrombosis but leave intact normal anti-bleeding mechanisms, a process known as haemostasis
Date:
23/10/2018
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