Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine
We provide clinical, laboratory and population-based research and education.
Experimental and Preclinical Imaging Centre (ePIC)
Our preclinical imaging centre provides the latest generation of multi-modality imaging platforms.Learn more
Clinical Imaging Facilities
Our clinical imaging facilities include a clinical MRI centre for cardiovascular imaging research, an Advanced Imaging Centre that supports developmental MRI and access to NHS based imaging equipment.Learn more
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Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine
British Heart Foundation 4 Year PhD Programme in Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes
Our prestigious 4-year British Heart Foundation PhD training programme is housed within the Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Medicine and currently hosts 20 Post Graduate Researchers (PGRs) in 5 cohorts.
We provide a supportive and nurturing environment to maximise the opportunities on offer and allow our Postgraduate Researchers (PGRs) to develop and grow, experiencing the breadth of their subject area in addition to the specialism of their chosen project.
Yorkshire Specialist Register of Cancer in Children and Young People
Find out about the vital work of the YSRCCYP team and access their resources for patients and researchers.
International PhD Academy in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease
Given the worldwide epidemic of diabetes, significant challenges lie ahead in understanding the mechanisms of complications and in developing new strategies for therapeutic intervention.
Part of our core mission is to use our expertise to nurture a new generation of scientists who think differently and go on to be instrumental in transforming understanding and treatment of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.
Our research excellence
Researchers in LICAMM undertake a wide range of multi- and inter-disciplinary research across a range of different research areas. We have generated around £80 million in grant income across these areas of activity in the last decade.
Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
We have been awarded over £21 million in external grant income over the last 10 years in the field of cardiovascular imaging.More
Blood clotting is essential to prevent excessive bleeding and guarantee vascular integrity. However, disorders such as atherosclerosis, diabetes, cancer and obesity are characterised by increased risk of pathological thrombosis resulting in heart attacks, strokes and deep vein thrombosis.More
Metabolic Vascular Disease
As home to the only BHF Professor of Cardiovascular & Diabetes Research, Professor Mark Kearney, we have a strong interest in the endothelium and its role in the development of vascular disease, particularly in the context of diabetes.More
Ion channels control the movement of ions across cell membranes and enable electrical signalling which controls the regular beating of our hearts, the rhythm of our breathing, the workings of our brains, and physical movement.More
Cardiovascular Epidemiology & Clinical Trials
We have a strong track record in cardiovascular data analytics and clinical trials having raised over £14 million in external grant income in this area in the last decade.More
Biomedical Imaging Science Department
Our research group's focus is on improving the understanding of normal physiology, mechanisms of disease and treatment effects through the development and application of precise biomedical imaging markers.More on Biomedical Imaging Science Department
Clinical and Population Science Department
Our work has led to significant patient benefit through the delivery of transdisciplinary research in a number of key areas, including in epidemiology, biostatistics, health services and clinical practice.More on Clinical and Population Science Department
Discovery and Translational Science Department
Our internationally recognised researchers perform high-calibre basic and translational studies in a number of areas, including in ion channels, endothelial biology, thrombosis and developmental biology.More on Discovery and Translational Science Department
Specialist Science Education Department
Our vibrant community of around 25 academic staff aim to provide opportunities for outstanding education to a global audience, underpinned by innovative, evidence-based, impactful scholarship.More on Specialist Science Education Department
The Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Research Centre
The MCRC is a cross-faculty collaboration which aims to advance our understanding of cardio metabolic disease and improve human life.More on The Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Research Centre
Meet our clinical educators
We offer excellent clinical placement experiences across our region which provide opportunities for you to experience the varied work of an Audiologist and Cardiac Physiologist.
Find out what our clinical educators have to say about our Healthcare Science BSc courses and placements at the University of Leeds.
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