2 May: 'Heart disease: is it in our genes?’ Professor Shu Ye

Posted by dmrbp1 at Dec 06, 2016 01:40 PM |
Part of the Professorial Inaugural Lecture series

''Heart disease: is it in our genes?’

Professor Shu Ye, CVS

This lecture was held on Tuesday 2 May 2017 at 5.30pm in the LT1 and Atrium, Centre for Medicine.

Biography

Shu Ye graduated in Medicine in China and gained a PhD from University College London in 1996. He then worked at the University of Oxford as a British Heart Foundation Research Fellow, and subsequently as Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer at the University of Southampton. He was recruited to the Queen Mary University of London as Reader in Human Genetics in 2006 and promoted to Professor of Molecular Medicine and Genetics in 2008. He joined the University of Leicester as Professor of Cardiovascular Molecular Medicine and Genetics in 2015.

Synopsis

Coronary heart disease, a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in industrialised countries, has a complex aetiology and pathogenesis, a better understanding of which can facilitate the development of novel therapeutics. Professor Ye discussed his research into genetic factors that predispose individuals to the disease and the molecular mechanisms underlying their pathological effects.

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