UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science


UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science

The UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science was founded in 2011 and aims to be a world-class centre of excellence in pioneering novel, integrative strategies in preventative and therapeutic cardiovascular medicine. 

Based in the UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences, the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science brings together basic and clinical scientists from UCL and expert clinicians from UCL partner hospitals.

The Institute currently has 200 staff, clinical fellows and PhD students across 4 research departments and is funded by the BHF, NIHR, MRC and other research councils and charities.

The Institute of Cardiovascular Science has many established relationships with Industry to identify unmet clinical needs, create innovative solutions through collaboration, and to facilitate cost-effective R&D processes.

Professor Aroon Hingorani is the Director of the Institute of Cardiovascular Science.

Professor Lucie Clapp is Deputy Director for the current year.

Athena SWAN

The UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science is a world-leading research institute into the leading causes of cardiovascular disease. 

Athena Swan Silver Award

We successfully renewed our Athena SWAN silver award in November 2018 recognising our commitment to advancing women’s careers in STEM in higher education and research.