The Cardiovascular theme’s research addresses the causes and consequences of cardiovascular disease, the most frequent cause of death in the UK.

Areas of focus

Cluster One – Experimental Medicine and Therapeutics:

  • Measure and treat myocardial ischaemia and its consequences
  • Improve minimally invasive intervention for structural heart disease
  • Undertake early phase studies on novel cardiovascular mechanisms and targets

Cluster Two – Biomarkers, Co-Diagnostics, Imaging and Devices:

  • Identify and validate novel biomarkers of cardiovascular risk and disease
  • Seek to understand and manipulate vascular ageing