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New target identified to develop treatment for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

A new study from the Smart group has shed light on a key regulatory step in the initiation and progression of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm by revealing the protective role of a previously little known small protein.

Travels with Vignesh

Vignesh Murugesan, a Postdoctoral Researcher in Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics (DPAG), describes how he found his way from the large metropolitan town of Chennai in India to studying regenerative medicine here in Oxford, via an 8 year stint in Sweden.

Genetic breakthrough to target care for deadly heart condition

Professor Watkins and his team have found a new type of genetic change in the DNA of people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) - a silent killer amongst families that can cause sudden death in young people due to the thickening of the heart muscle.

Upcoming events

Joint BHF Regenerative Medicine Centres Symposium, 10th - 11th August 2021

Tuesday, 10 August 2021 to Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 9am - 2pm @ Imperial College, South Kensington Campus, London

BHF CRM Annual Oxbridge Meeting, October 2021

Friday, 01 October 2021, 10am to 5pm @ The Royal Society, Carlton House Terrace, London