The Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences was awarded a BHF Accelerator Award earlier in the year. In October Institute members, University colleagues and external partners came together to celebrate research.
New University of Birmingham research funded by the British Heart Foundation could improve treatments for a potentially deadly condition that affects tens of thousands of people in the UK each year.
Researchers led by the University of Birmingham have found a potential new target to treat inflammatory disease. The research has been published in Cell Metabolism.
The University of Birmingham has received £1 million funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to strengthen its ground-breaking research into heart and circulatory diseases.
Professor Dirk-Peter Herten's interdisciplinary research spans from microscopy techniques over switchable fluorescent probes to biological applications.
The Institute welcomes Dr Katja Gehmlich who has joined us in the role of Senior Lecturer. As well as teaching, Dr Gehmlich will also be carrying out research and has a long standing interest in the cardiac system.
The BHF have awarded Mr Nigel Drury a 2 year extension to his Research Fellowship he is researching the Bilateral Remote Ischaemic Conditioning in Children with the Birmingham Children and Leeds Children's Hospitals.
Dr Phillip Nicolson, Clinical Lecturer in the Institute, has recently been announced as a recipient of the 2019 National Institute of Health Research/British Society for Haematology Researcher of the Year Award.
The University of Birmingham is one of six universities in the UK to receive a BHF Accelerator Award in recognition of its excellence in cardiovascular research.
Discovery of subtypes of atrial fibrillation paves the way for individualised treatment. New data from the CATCH ME project will be presented at the EHRA/AFNET Conference on personalised medicine to improve patient care.