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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Best Poster Presentation at the International Society for Extracellular Vesicle Meeting

Congratulations to 2nd Year PhD student, Ben Ward (member of Dr. Ridger’s Group), who has recently won the prize for ‘Best Poster Presentation’ at the International Society for Extracellular Vesicle Meeting in Rotterdam. Ben is funded by the British Heart Foundation for the duration of his PhD. His poster, titled ‘Neutrophil derived microvesicles preferentially adhere…

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All About That Flow…No Pressure!

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Morris whose image showing different aspects of coronary artery physiology (pressure and flow) in a diseased coronary artery has been shortlisted for this year’s BHF Reflections of Research Prize. The four images show different aspects of coronary artery physiology (pressure and flow) in a diseased coronary artery. This image is generated…

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