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The Cardiovascular Research Group has a wide range of cardiovascular research interests covering many aspects of health and disease. Our current specialisms include diabetes, platelet biology and thrombosis, inflammation, drug discovery, and metabolism.

We're part of the wider Biomedical Research Group.

We offer a Biomedical Science PhD, and a range of innovative research project opportunities for postgraduate researchers.

For more information, email Dr Joe Bird at


Academic staff

Post-doctoral research assistants

PhD researchers - current

PhD researchers - alumni

Activities, partnerships and projects

Key publications