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Available projects have been divided into three subgroups depending on their focus: Vascular Biology; Stem Cell and Developmental Biology; and Population Health and Genomics.

Cardiovascular Biology

Principle Investigator Research Field
Prof Martin Bennett Control of vascular smooth muscle cell apoptosis and cell senescence
Prof Murray Clarke Pathways linking cell death and inflammation in vascular disease
Prof Anthony Davenport Role of G-protein coupled receptors and biased signalling in the human cardiovascular system
Dr Matthew Harper Regulation of thrombosis in response to vascular injury
Prof Thomas Krieg Cardiovascular Ischaemia/Reperfusion Injury
Dr Wei Li Regulation of bone morphogenetic protein signaling in vascular endothelial cells
Dr Xuan Li Novel players linking inflammasome activation to cardiovascular disease
Prof Ziad Mallat Immune mechanisms in cardiovascular disease
Prof Nick Morrell Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Prof Michael Murphy

Mitochondrial processes contributing to ischemia-reperfusion injury

Dr Andrew Murray Mitochondrial function in health and disease
Dr Meritxell Nus Metabolic pathways to Tfh differentiation in atherosclerosis
Dr Andrew Sage Adaptive Immune responses and Atherosclerosis
Dr Emma Yu

Regulation, consequences and treatment of mitochondrial dysfunction in atherosclerosis

Prof Antonio Vidal-Puig Molecular Mechanisms of Energy Balance


Stem Cell and Developmental Biology 

Principle Investigator Research Field
Dr Cedric Ghevaert Platelet production from pluripotent stem cells for disease modelling and cellular therapy
Prof Dino Giussani Developmental Origins of Heart Disease
Prof Bertie Gottgens Transcriptional Regulation of Blood Stem cells
Dr Alessandra Granata

iPSC modelling of cerebrovascular diseases

Dr Helle Jørgensen Regulation of cell plasticity in cardiovascular development and disease
Prof Susan Ozanne Developmental programming of cardiovascular and metabolic disease
Prof Sanjay Sinha Vascular smooth muscle cell development and disease
Prof Ludovic Vallier Human pluripotent stem cells, control of differentiation and disease modeling


Genetics and Genomics

Principle Investigator Research Field
Prof Nicole Soranzo Human complex trait genomics and genetics
Dr Sarah Teichmann Systems biology, single cell genomics and computational biology

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