Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

We are leaders in cardiovascular research, including atrial fibrillation and heart failure, thrombosis/thrombo-inflammation and vascular biology.

Targeted therapies for heart failure research receives £850,000 boost

Dr Katja Gehmlich, Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham, and Justin Benesch, Professor of Biophysical Chemistry, University of Oxford, have been jointly awarded a three-year research grant from the Medical Research Council to understand how cardiac mechano-sensing works to help develop therapies for heart failure

Cardiovascular research areas

    Centres of Excellence

  • Centre of Membrane Proteins and Receptors (COMPARE)

    A unique collaboration between the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham. Bringing together leading researchers to develop novel methods for visualising single membrane proteins.

  • British Heart Foundation Accelerator Award

    The University is one of six in the UK to receive a BHF Accelerator Award in recognition of its excellence in cardiovascular research. The award will boost all cardiovascular research in Birmingham, from discovery science to patient benefit.

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