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Read more at: A big first step in our strategy to test low-dose IL-2 as a potential treatment for patients with ischemic heart disease

A big first step in our strategy to test low-dose IL-2 as a potential treatment for patients with ischemic heart disease

30 November 2021

Congratulations Tian Zhao, Ziad Mallat and all the collaborators . More on our approach from the bench to the bedside just published in NEJM Evidence. Click the link to see the article ' Regulatory T-Cell Response to Low-Dose Interleukin- 2 2 in Ischemic Heart Disease '


Read more at: American Heart Association announce Dr Clare Oliver-Williams as recipient of Dr Nanette K Wenger Award

American Heart Association announce Dr Clare Oliver-Williams as recipient of Dr Nanette K Wenger Award

3 November 2021

Clare Oliver-Williams, Ph.D., to be recognized with the inaugural Dr. Nanette K. Wenger Research Goes Red® Award for Best Scientific Publication on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Women. Read more click link above


Read more at: Cambridge University video highlights importance of interdisciplinary research

Cambridge University video highlights importance of interdisciplinary research

4 October 2021

A new video called ‘ What impact will your next connection have? ’ encourages researchers to get involved in the lively network of cross-School initiatives at the University. Click the link to watch the video here


Read more at: Making new fat to control inflammation

Making new fat to control inflammation

17 September 2021

Just published! The process of making fat matters more than the fat you make, at least in alternatively activated macrophage ! Congrats to Guillaume Bidault on his new @TheBHF funded paper in @NatMetabolism from the @TVPLab and @CambridgeCardio. This paper has many data......but also unique ideas....and provides an...


Read more at: Drug could help hearts recover after heart attack

Drug could help hearts recover after heart attack

9 September 2021

A drug used to treat certain cancers could improve recovery after a heart attack by helping the heart to heal and reducing the risk of further complications, according to research we fund published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). BHF News


Read more at: Beating heart cells grown in Cambridge lab demonstrate potential of Covid-19 experimental drug

Beating heart cells grown in Cambridge lab demonstrate potential of Covid-19 experimental drug

14 August 2021

Cambridge scientists have grown beating heart cells in the lab and shown how they are vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection. In a study published in Communications Biology , they used this system to show that an experimental peptide drug called DX600 can prevent the virus entering the heart cells. The heart is one the major...


Read more at: New risk calculator to help save many more lives from heart attack and stroke

New risk calculator to help save many more lives from heart attack and stroke

15 June 2021

A new risk calculator will better predict people at high risk of heart and circulatory diseases years before they strike, and is ready for use across the UK and Europe, according to research published today in the journal European Heart Journal.


Read more at: Cambridge professor's research could lead to a vaccine to prevent heart attacks

Cambridge professor's research could lead to a vaccine to prevent heart attacks

27 May 2021

A team at Cambridge University has been shortlisted for a £30m grant which would support them to create the world's first 3D map of hardened arteries.


Read more at: Switching off heart protein could protect against heart failure

Switching off heart protein could protect against heart failure

27 May 2021

Switching off a heart muscle protein could provide a new way for drugs to combat heart failure in people who’ve had a heart attack, according to research we funded and published in the journal Nature. Dr Xuan Li at the University of Cambridge


Read more at: Could a vaccine protect us against heart attacks?

Could a vaccine protect us against heart attacks?

20 May 2021

Professor Ziad Mallat and his team have been shortlisted for a £30 million grant from the British Heart Foundation. If successful, atherosclerosis – hardening of the arteries – could become a thing of the past.


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