UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science


A comparison of US and (proposed) UK cholesterol guidelines
Mon 14th April
2nd floor seminar room
Rayne Building
5 University Street, London WC1E 6JF

Challenges and Innovations in Cardiometabolic Disease
Fri 9th May
Wellcome Collection
183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE
Programme and registration

American Heart Association: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis
and Vascular Biology 2014
1st - 3rd May
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Call for abstracts and preliminary programme

Derek Yellon awarded an honorary DSc by the University of Cape Town

Prof Derek Yellon

This is in recognition of his distinguished basic and clinical research into the mechanisms underlying the phenomena of myocardial ischaemia-reperfusion injury and cardioprotection. In addition, his significant contribution, to molecular research and cardiovascular medicine as a whole is also recognised.

Professor Yellon has been Professor of Molecular & Cellular Cardiology at UCL since 1993 and has made an impact on basic and clinical cardiology worldwide. He has published more than 450 papers and edited 22 books.

He has enabled collaboration between academic institutions in the northern and southern hemispheres through the Hatter Cardiovascular Institute and the longstanding collaboration between UCL and the University of Cape Town.