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Cambridge Cardiovascular


Key Contacts

Cambridge Cardiovascular Interdisciplinary Research Centre (IRC) is funded by the University of Cambridge. It acts as an overarching organisation providing support to the relevant research centres and communities in Cambridge.

The IRC is led by Prof Martin Bennett guided by a cross-University Steering group. The IRC is managed by . Please email Denise Hatherly if you would like to join the IRC or if you have any questions about what we do, any news you would like us to advertise (research papers, events, funding, job opportunities). Please also send feedback about our website to Denise who can also add/update your profile and add you to our email list.

BHF Cambridge Centre for Cardiovascular Research Excellence (CRE) is a BHF-funded research centre led by Prof Martin Bennett and managed by 

BHF Oxbridge Centre of Regenerative Medicine (CRM) is a BHF-funded research centre led by Prof Paul Riley and managed by Dr Tertia Softley (both in Oxford). The Cambridge part of the CRM is led by and managed by .

NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Cardiovascular & Respiratory Disease research theme is led by Professor Martin Bennett together with Dr Mark Toshner and Dr Nicholas Evans as co-leads.


How to find us

We are located all over Cambridge, so it is best to check with each individual research team regarding how to best reach them - their contact details can be found under the 'People' section of this website. Find all University locations on the Cambridge University Map. This map can also be searched to find other Cambridge University buildings and departments.

The Cambridge Cardiovascular IRC office is located at the new Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Heart and Lung Research Institute (Cambridge Heart and Lung Institute) which is next to the Royal Papworth Hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The Biomedical Campus is two miles south of central Cambridge.

Parking is limited, with the closest Car Park at Car Park 2. The VPD-HLRI has 4 bookable parking spaces for Blue badge holders.

Stagecoach and the University Bus both run services to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus for the Royal Papworth and Addenbrookes Hospitals.There is a direct Busway route from Cambridge Central Rail Station to the VPD-HLRI.

There is also has a foot/cycle path alongside the busway from the Station, turn left when you exit the Railway station to find it (aprox 35 minute walk). Please see this route map for more details. You can find the University Bus route map here.

What3 Words location

Direct trains from London Liverpool Street and Kings Cross stations both come to Cambridge or planning to visit from other UK Cities by train -  more information.

The closest airport to Cambridge is Stanstead Airport (approx. 1 hr) and there is a regular train service between the two. There are also regular Trains between Gatwick Airport and Cambridge (approx. 2hr).


Our postal address is:

Cambridge Cardiovascular, University of Cambridge

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Heart and Lung Research Institute

Papworth Road, Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Cambridge, CB2 0BB

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We connect cardiovascular researchers in Cambridge and beyond.

For inquiries about our research, please contact Dr Jane Sugars

For enquiries about our website or joining Cambridge Cardiovascular, please contact Denise Hatherly

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