Cardiovascular Sciences at Leicester

Cardiovascular research has been a major strength of the Leicester Medical School since its inception with internationally recognised research spanning the full spectrum from bench to bedside.  The work has had major impact on the treatment of patients nationally and globally. The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences has strong links with the NHS as illustrated by the award of a National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Unit in Cardiovascular Disease. The Department has an excellent record in student training and we are proud to have been awarded the Athena Swan Silver Award.

Staff working in the laboratoryThe Department has more than 160 staff and postgraduate students, including over 40 academic staff and is part of the College of Life Sciences. The Department is led by Professor Thompson G Robinson) and managed by a Departmental Leadership Team.

The Department hosts the British Heart Foundation Chair in Cardiac Surgery Professor Gavin Murphy.

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