Researchers

The Oxbridge BHF CRM brings together 26 world leading basic and translational research groups (13 based in Oxford, 12 based in Cambridge, and 1 based in Bristol):

Oxford
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Prof Paul Riley

Paul-Riley

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Programming the failing heart to a regenerative state

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Prof Shoumo Bhattacharya

shoumo-bhattacharya

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Transcription factor and signalling networks in cardiogenesis

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Prof Robin Choudhury

robin-choudhury

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Functional imaging of atherosclerosis and vascular disease

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Dr Matthew Daniels

matthew-daniels

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Stem cell derived models of inherited heart disease

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Prof Paul Fairchild

paul-fairchild

Oxford Stem Cell Institute

Stem cell biology and immunology: transplantation tolerance

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Prof David Greaves

David-Greaves

Sir William Dunn School of Pathology

Inflammation: macrophage and SMC recruitment

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Prof Sten Eirik Jacobsen

sten-jacobsen

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Regulation of haematopoietic stem cell fate and lineage development

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Dr Tilly Mommersteeg

tilly-mommersteeg

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Cave fish heart regeneration

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Prof Roger Patient

roger-patient

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Programming blood and the cardiovascular system

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Prof Jurgen Schneider

jurgen-schneider

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Development of fast cardiac MRI: functional imaging

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Dr Nicola Smart

Nicola-Smart

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Coronary vascular development and disease

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Prof Shankar Srinivas

Shankar-Srinivas

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Cell movement and fate during mammalian embryogenesis: early heart development

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Prof Hugh Watkins

hugh-watkins

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine

Radcliffe Department of Medicine

Molecular genetics of heart muscle disease and complex cardiovascular traits

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Cambridge
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Prof Martin Bennett

Martin-bennet

Cardiovascular Medicine

Department of Medicine

Role of progenitor cells in vascular disease

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Prof Kevin Brindle

kevin-brindle

Department of Biochemistry

Imaging for non-invasive tracking of cells in vivo

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Dr Cedric Ghevaert

cedric-ghevaert

Department of Haematology

High-throughput production of blood cells from haematopoietic or pluripotent stem cells

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Dr Helle Jorgensen

helle-jorgensen

Cardiovascular Medicine

Department of Medicine

Epigenetic regulation in cardiovascular differentiation

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Prof Nicholas Morrell

nickolas-Morell

Respiratory Medicine

Department of Medicine

Using iPSCs to model pulmonary arterial hypertension and drug screening

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Prof Roger Pedersen

roger-pedersen

Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

Department of Surgery

Maintenance of hESC pluripotency and pathways for early cardiomyocyte differentiation

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Dr Amer Rana

amer-Rana

Respiratory Medicine

Department of Medicine 

Pluripotency and direct nuclear programming: viable cell and gene therapies (PAH)

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Dr Sanjay Sinha

sanjay-Sinha

Cardiovascular Medicine

Department of Medicine

Use of embryonic stem cells to model SMC differentiation for vascular disease and drug screening

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Prof Austin Smith
austin-smith
Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

Department of Biochemistry

Stem cell self-renewal and commitment: pluripotency and lineage choice

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Prof Ludovic Vallier

ludovic-vallier

Cambridge Stem Cell Institute

Department of Surgery

Endoderm differentiation and use of iPSCs for modelling disease and drug development

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Prof Karl Laugwitz

Karl-Laugwitz
 Cambridge/Munich

hPSC for cardiovascular disease modelling: heart development

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Dr Alessandra Moretti

   Caambridge/Munich

hPSC for the molecular characterisation of cardiovascular disease

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Bristol
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Prof Paul Martin

paul-martin

School of Biochemistry

Inflammation in wound healing

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