Can the treatment of patients with heart disease be improved with computational modelling?

Congratulations to Dr Paul Morris who has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship for his project entitled “Computational Modelling to Improve the Assessment and Management of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease”. Coronary artery disease, the world’s leading cause of death, is caused by narrowings in the arteries of the heart. Patient’s…

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Wellcome Trust Seed Award to JG Graves Research Fellow in Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease

Dr Ryan MacDonald, a JG Graves Medical Research Fellow in the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease (IICD), has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Seed Award in Science (£99,631). Ryan’s grant entitled “Cellular and molecular mechanisms of glial patterning and morphogenesis” will combine confocal time-lapse imaging, transcriptomics, cell specific transgenes and CRISPR-based mutagenesis in…

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Wellcome Trust Clinical Career Development Fellowship awarded to Dr Alex Rothman

Dr Alex Rothman (from the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease) has been awarded a Wellcome Clinical Career Development Fellowship to pursue his aim to establish SMURF-1 inhibition as a novel anti proliferative therapy in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Alex will spend time undertaking his research in Sheffield, Cambridge and at Novartis in Boston, Massachusetts,…

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