The researchers will undertake the project to improve the outcome for patients diagnosed with autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis.
Professor Neil Morgan and Dr Davor Pavlovic are joining Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine and Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology Plus respectively.
Dr Karina Bunting has been awarded a Career Development Fellowship to determine whether a new method of measuring heart function in patients with atrial fibrillation improves accuracy.
Dr Pip Nicholson, Clinical Lecturer in Haematology, is awarded this year's Furness Prize for Science Communication for showing excellence in science communication activities throughout the year.
A new clinical trial being led by the University of Birmingham and funded by the British Heart Foundation could help improve the recovery of children who undergo life-saving heart surgery.
Construction of No.1 Birmingham Health Innovation Campus (BHIC) in Selly Oak is underway, marking a major milestone for the region's rapidly growing life sciences sector.
The study has confirmed that donating a kidney does not have an adverse effect on a donor's cardiovascular system or blood pressure for at least five years.
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new way to identify which patients with heart failure will benefit from treatment with beta-blockers.
In research that provides a new perspective on how blood clotting works in infectious and inflammatory diseases, Birmingham scientists have described a potential new target and strategy for anti-thrombotic therapy.
Dr Neena Kalia, Reader at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, has been awarded a three-year BHF research grant to find out what damage diabetes does to the smallest blood vessels of the heart.