REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 13th November 2019

Title:  “Targeting endothelial BMP9 signalling for treating cardiopulmonary diseases” Speaker:  Dr. Wei Li, University of Cambridge. Venue:  Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time:  12:45pm – 1:45pm Abstract:  Endothelial dysfunction including heightened endothelial permeability plays an important role in many cardiopulmonary diseases, such as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome. Bone morphogenetic…

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Sheffield scientists identify new potential treatment pathway for cardiovascular disease

Scientists have shown for the first time that a protein expressed in immune cells contributes to the development of cardiovascular disease The findings from the collaborative study provide a new therapeutic target for treating cardiovascular disease The research provides the long awaited ‘missing link’ that highlights the importance of cell-specific expression in cardiovascular disease Scientists…

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REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Wednesday 30th October 2019

Title:  “Neutrophils in atherosclerosis – from physiology to intervention”Speaker:  Professor Oliver Soehnlein, German Center for Cardiovascular Research, Institute for Cardiovascular Prevention, Munich.Venue: Lecture Theeatre 3, F Floor Medical School.Time:  12:45pm – 1:45pmAbstract:  Because of their rare detection in atherosclerotic lesions, the involvement of neutrophils in the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis has been largely neglected. However, over the past…

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Professor Paul Evans joins NC3Rs Board

Professor Paul Evans, Professor of Cardiovascular Science at the University of Sheffield, has been announced as a new member of the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) board. Also joining the board are Professor Christopher George, Ms Linda Horan, Professor Nick Plant and Dr Sally Robinson. The NC3Rs…

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