UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science


Student Profiles - BHF Cardiovascular Biomedicine programme

Our students, in their words – find out what it's like studying at the Institute of Cardiovascular Science

Research Students on British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Bioemedicine programme

Annalisa Bettini

PhD Project Title: Redefining iPSC-Derived Cardiomyocyte Delivery using a Pro-Survival Substrate

Supervisors: Professor Richard Day

Annalisa's full profile


Kaloyan Takov
Picture of Takov

PhD Project Title: Cardioprotective and proangiogenic activity of stem cell-derived small extracellular vesicles

Supervisors: Prof Sean Davidson and Prof Derek Yellon

Kaloyan's full profile


Benjamin Ringham-Terry
Picture of Benjamin

PhD Project Title: PhD Cardiovascular Biomedicine
Project title 1: The role of BCAR1/p130Cas in angiogenesis.
Project title 2: Role of SHOC2 complex in RAS-ERK pathway dynamics in cardiomyocytes.

Supervisors: Dr Paul Frankel, Dr Pablo Rodriguez-Viciana, Dr Sean Davidson (rotation supervisors)

Benjamin's full profile


Albert Henry
Picture of Albert

PhD Project Title: Discovery and validation of therapeutic targets for heart failure using expression and protein quantitative trait loci in Mendelian randomisation framework

Supervisors: Dr Tom Lumbers

Albert's full profile


Roshni Joshi
Picture of Roshni Joshi

PhD Project Title: Triglycerides, triglyceride containing lipoproteins and cardiovascular disease: causal relevance and potential therapeutic targets.

Supervisors: Professor Aroon Hingorani

Roshni's full profile


Vanessa Acquaah

PhD Project Title: Rotation Year

Supervisors: Professor Alun Hughes 

Vanessa's full profile