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The British Heart Foundation has awarded a total of £7.6 million to research programmes at the world-leading Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

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Awardees : Left to right Dr Sarah De Val (BHF Senior Fellow), Dr Duncan Sparrow (BHF Senior Fellow), Associate Professor Pawel Swietach (BHF Programme Director), BHF Professor Paul Riley, Director of Regenerative Medicine Centre, Professor Manuela Zaccolo (BHF Programme Director & Director of Cardiac Centre), Dr Lisa Heather (BHF Intermediate Fellow),  Dr Samira Lakhal-Littleton (BHF Intermediate Fellow) & Professor David Paterson (BHF Programme Director & Head of Department).  

The BHF investment highlights the excellent quality of research, at the forefront of cardiac science today, which is carried out at the Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre. Embedded in the Oxford Cardiovascular Science network, we are grateful to the BHF Centre for Research Excellence, led by Professor Hugh Watkins, for start-up funding which enabled some of our awards.

Professor David Paterson, Head of the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, commented: ‘Cardiac science is one of the main research themes in the Department, and this current funding is testament to the quality of the work undertaken by the 90 scientists in the Burdon Sanderson Cardiac Science Centre’.

Read more (Department of Physiology, Anatomy, and Genetics website)

British Heart Foundation 

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