Centre for Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine
A major focus of the centre’s research led by Professor Ian Zachary, is understanding how the angiogenic cytokine, VEGF, signals endothelial cells in blood vessels to mediate its vital functions in vertebrates.
Professor Richard Day leads the Applied Biomedical Engineering Group focusing on translational, interdisciplinary research and regenerative medicine for several debilitating conditions.
Professor John Martin is leading clinical studies on the use of stem cells for treating heart disease.
Dr Paul Frankel leads research into understanding cell signalling pathways required for tumour progression including proliferation, tumour angiogenesis and invasion.