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Covid Research at Cambridge Cardiovascular. The British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence is supporting a number of Cambridge Cardiovascular researchers who are involved in COVID-19 research projects and working collaboratively with researchers across the University of Cambridge and at other institutions across the UK.

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Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute

We are raising funds to build a dedicated Heart and Lung Research Institute in Cambridge

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Spotlight on Research

We have started a new article series to highlight some ongoing research in Cambridge - follow this link to find out more!

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Group leaders in Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from potential group leaders in Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine

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Punctured lung affects almost one in a hundred hospitalised COVID-19 patients

Sep 11, 2020

"Doctors need to be alert to the possibility of a punctured lung in patients with COVID-19, even in people who would not be thought to be typical at-risk patients" Stefan Marciniak

Prevention of heart disease can start before birth

Aug 20, 2020

Babies that experience low oxygen levels in the womb due to pregnancy complications often go on to develop heart disease in adulthood. A study using sheep has discovered that a specialised antioxidant called MitoQ can prevent heart disease at its very onset. The results are published today in the journal Science Advances.

Top UK scientists urge Prime Minister to prevent catastrophic fall in charity research funding

Jul 07, 2020

More than 60 of the UK’s top cardiovascular disease and cancer research scientists have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister pressing for urgent financial support for UK medical research charities.

Fellow recognised for research into “devastating” medical condition

Jul 02, 2020

Professor Nick Morrell (2013) has been awarded the John Vane Medal by the William Harvey Research Institute at Queen Mary University of London. The award is presented annually to celebrate outstanding achievement linked to the Nobel Prize-winning research interests of the late Sir John Vane.

New artificial heart valve could transform open-heart surgery

Jun 30, 2020

A new type of artificial heart valve, made of long-lived polymers, could mean that millions of patients with diseased heart valves will no longer require lifelong blood-thinning medication after valve replacement surgery.

Toni Vidal-Puig – Leading with Empathy Through the Covid-19 Pandemic

Jun 08, 2020

Professor Antonio Vidal-Puig is Professor of Molecular Nutrition and Metabolism at the University of Cambridge. Reflecting on the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the research landscape. Toni tells in an interview with the BHF, how the BHF CRE have supported the research, about fundraising for PPE, testing the strength of global networks, and what we can learn from the crisis.

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