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Cardiovascular Science and Medicine

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Professor Margaret Ashcroft
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    m.ashcroft@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular ecll biology
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/ashcroft/
Themes: cancer, cardiovascular science and medcine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Martin Bennett
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine)
Email:    sb711@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and apoptosis
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/bennett/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Bradley
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    jrb1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Regulation and function of death receptors in the microvasculature; factors influencing access to treatment and outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/bradley/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Murray Clarke
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    mchc2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  inflammation, immunity, cell death, vascular biology, IL-1 familt, phagocytis
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/clarke/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Danesh
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email:    johndaneshpa@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular and genetic epidemiology of coronary heart disease
WWW:    http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/ceu-group/ceu-senior-academic-staff/professor-john-danesh/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Anthony Davenport
Dept:      Department of Medicine (EMIT)
Email:    apd10@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Role of G-protein coupled receptors in the human cardiovascular system and changes in signalling pathways in disease. Discovery of biased apelin receptor agonists. Publications: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2096-3117
WWW:    https://www.cardiovascular.cam.ac.uk/directory/adavenport/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Tai-Ping Fan
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    tpf1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Angiongenesis, vascular biology, immunopharmacology, drug discovery, natural products and mechanisms of action
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/fan
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Richard Farndale
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    rwf10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Collagen, collagen receptors and the regulation of cell function
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/farndale
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr James Fraser
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    jaf21@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Combining computer modelling and experimental work to investigate the relationship between membrane potential, cell volume and intracellular ion concentrations in normal and arrhythmic hearts
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/james-fraser
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Dino Giussani
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    dag26@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Hypoxia and developmental origins of cardiovascular health and disease
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/dino-giussani
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, women's health, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jane Goodall
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    jcg23@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Sensing of chlamydia infection and cellular stress. Role of ER stress in inflammation and cardiovascular disease
WWW:    https://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/Networkdirectory/jcg23@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Grace
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    aag1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Functional effects of genetic mutations associated with cardiac arrhythmias in genetically modified mice and clinical studies
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/grace
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jules Griffin
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Cambridge Systems Biology Centre)
Email:    j.l.griffin@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Development of NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry and pattern recognition techniques for metabolomics
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/griffin
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Chris Huang
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    clh11@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Calcium and cellular activation processes in skeletal and cardiac muscle, including mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmogenesis
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/christopher-huang
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor James Huntington
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    jah52@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular recognition in haemostasis
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-a-h/huntington
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Helle Jorgensen
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine)
Email:    hfj22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetic regulation in cardiovascular development and disease
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/jorgensen/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Thomas Krieg
Dept:      Department of Medicine( EMIT)
Email:    tk382@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Ischaemia/reperfusion injury
WWW:    https://emit.medschl.cam.ac.uk/people/investigators/dr-thomas-krieg/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Wei Li
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    wl225@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of endothelial BMP signalling in cardiovascular diseases
WWW:    https://www.cardiovascular.cam.ac.uk/directory/wli
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ziad Mallat
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine)
Email:    zm255@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The roles of innate and adaptive immunity in the development and progression of vascular diseases (atherosclerosis and vascular aneurysm) and response to post-ischemic injury
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/mallat/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nick Morrell
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Respiratory Medicine)
Email:    nwm23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The molecular pathology of primary pulmonary hypertension
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/morrell/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michael Murphy
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    michael.murphy@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Targeting molecules to mitochondria, mitochondrial radical production, thiol redox state and redox signalling
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/mike-murphy
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Murray
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ajm267@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mitochondrial metabolism in cardiac and skeletal muscle
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/andrew-murray
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Kevin O'Shaugnessy
Dept:      Department of Medicine (EMIT)
Email:    kmo22@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The molecular genetics of essential hypertension and pre-eclampsia, and the role of salt in hypertension
WWW:    https://emit.medschl.cam.ac.uk/people/investigators/dr-kevin-oshaughnessy/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Willem Ouwehand
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Transfusion Medicine)
Email:    who1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Gene sequence variation in human platelets and atherothrombosis
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/professor-willem-h-ouwehand
Themes: infection and immunity, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Llewelyn Roderick
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    llewelyn.roderick@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Calcium signalling in cardiac myocytes
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/hlr26@cam.ac.uk
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr James Rudd
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine)
Email:    jhfr2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Insights into the pathophysiology and risk of clinical events in vascular disease using imaging, mathematics and engineering
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/rudd/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Stewart Sage
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    sos10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Calcium signalling in blood platelets
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/stewart-sage
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Linda  Sharples
Dept:      MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email:    linda.sharples@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Methods and applications in the management of heart and lung diseases
WWW:    https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/n-to-s/linda-sharples/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicole Soranzo
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    ns6@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Human Complex Traits
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/soranzo-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Colin Taylor
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    cwt1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structural and functional analyses of spatially organised calcium signalling pathways
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/taylor
Themes: cancer; cardiovascular science and medicine; structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Antonio Vidal-Puig
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    ajv22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms of energy balance
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/antonio-vidal-puig/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ian Wilkinson
Dept:      Department of Medicine (EMIT)
Email:    ibw20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Endothelial cell biology, large artery haemodynamics and hypertension: clinical investigation
WWW:    https://emit.medschl.cam.ac.uk/people/investigators/professor-ian-wilkinson/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


There are 32 principal investigators