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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Young Investigator Success for IICD PhD Student

Many congratulations to Blanca Tardajos Ayllon (3rd year PhD Student) for her success at the spring British Atherosclerosis Society (BAS), British Society Cardiovascular Researchers (BSCR) meeting in Manchester (3rd – 4th June). Blanca was awarded the Young Investigator best poster prize for her work which focuses on atherosclerosis, a disease of arteries that can lead…

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Success at the Medical School Research Meeting 2018

The 14th Medical School Research Meeting entitled “Career Inspiration for Researchers” took place on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th June. This annual event highlights on-going research by staff and students across all of the Medical School Departments. The talks and posters were all of very high quality. The meeting concluded with prizes awarded to the…

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Congratulations to Jaya Sujatha Gopal-Kothandapa (Suji)

Congratulations to Suji (Jaya Sujatha Gopal-Kothandapani), PhD student in the Department of Oncology and Metabolism, who has recently become a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. This has been awarded in recognition of her leadership, development and dissemination of various learning resources, supporting and developing the colleagues of her discipline in limited-resource countries by setting…

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