Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine

We provide clinical, laboratory and population-based research and education.

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Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Postgraduate research opportunities

The Institute encourages researchers to approach us with their ideas for research projects. If we have funded/non-funded research degree opportunities or scholarships available we will advertise them on the Faculty's postgraduate research opportunities directory.

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Another new module has just been introduced to our MSc Medical Imaging…

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The MSc Medical Imaging course has developed a new imaging modality module in…

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A recent Medical Research Council publication has identified that Leeds Trust…

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Half the babies born to women with diabetes are at risk of suffering…

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A new £6.8m medical imaging centre which aims to transform the diagnosis and…

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More than 200 scientists have signed up to a tissue-sharing database designed…

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