UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science


News & Events

we're moving

MRC LHA will be moving offices on the 28th June. Our new address will be:

Floor 5, MRC LHA at UCL

1 – 19 Torrington Place,




New SABRE publication:

Congratulations to Dr Victoria Garfield and colleagues, whose recent publication has been reported in the Evening Standard. They found an association between the early morning waking and mortality from cardiovascular disease.

To read the Evening Standard article: https://bit.ly/31shOIV

To read the journal article: https://bit.ly/2wOR4ED


Bes Of Best

Congratulations to Lamia Al Saikhan, who won ‘Best of the Best’ Clinical Abstract – Imaging Award  at the British Cardiovascular Society Annual meeting for her work on the SABRE study.


Dr Dan Davis and the team at LINKAGE have worked with Liminal Space to create a free exhibition 'Unclaimed', now on at the Barbican. Unclaimed takes inspiration from lost property offices and you will be able to pick up items to discover the surprising, illuminating or ‘unclaimed’ stories that emerged.

Skylark and NSHD

New to NSHD data sharing? We are hosting an introduction to Skylark workshop on the 27th Feb. For more information and to book visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-skylark-27th-feb-2019-tickets-55974084995

Green Man 2018

Staff from the LHA and the Centre for Longitudinal Studies helped navigate Green Man Festival goers through life’s twists and turns by playing Life Course Golf Course. 

Life course

CLOSER has launches a series of educational animations to educate, inform and entertain those new to longitudinal studies.

The five animations cover the following topics:

MRC Festival banner
Staff from MRC LHA took park in the MRC Festival for Medical Research 2018.
Read our blog about the day (external link)
CLOSER Children Weight

Disadvantaged children born at the start of the 21st century weighed up to 5kg more in their childhood and early teenage years than those from more privileged backgrounds. Yet in previous generations lower social class was associated with lower childhood and adolescent weight, a new study has found.

(CLOSER funded research)

Read more (external link)