Sheffield University Medic represented Great Britain at the European Sprint Triathlon Championships

Sheffield University medic Dr Tim Chico took part in the European Sprint Triathlon Championships in Düsseldorf, representing the Great Britain Age Group Team on Sunday 25th June 2017. Tim (Reader in Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease) came 30th in his age group of 57 competing against triathletes from the…

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British Heart Foundation Clinical Research Training Fellowship to investigate “Virtual Coronary Stenting”

Congratulations to Dr Rebecca Gosling who has been awarded a prestigious British Heart Foundation (BHF) Clinical Research Training Fellowship. As a BHF fellow in the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, Dr Gosling’s project entitled ‘Virtual coronary stenting” will be used to study coronary artery intervention guided by pressure wire management with fractional flow…

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A TWIST in the story of arterial disease

Pioneering BHF-funded research at the University of Sheffield has shed new light on the processes that cause the build-up of fatty deposits in arteries, a process that causes hardening of arteries (atherosclerosis) and can lead to angina, heart attack and stroke. The study led by Professor Paul Evans focussed on a gene called TWIST1 that…

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