Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine

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

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Experimental and Preclinical Imaging Centre (ePIC)

Our preclinical imaging centre provides the latest generation of multi-modality imaging platforms.

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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.

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Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine

Our research

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Our departments

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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The MCRC is a cross-faculty collaboration which aims to advance our understanding of cardio metabolic disease and improve human life.

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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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