10 September 2018
Researchers from our Department led by Prof Paul Leeson, in collaboration with researchers from Canada and the Universities of Bristol and London, have used advanced magnetic resonance imaging to investigate whether factors such as blood pressure, fitness, smoking and alcohol intake during young adult life are associated with changes in the blood vessels inside the brain.
3 April 2018
Congratulations to Dr Adam Lewandowski, who has secured a five-year British Heart Foundation Intermediate Basic Science Fellowship to study the impact of premature birth on the heart.
19 March 2018
The hearts of people born prematurely are less able to cope with the pressures of exercise in adulthood, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and part-funded by the British Heart Foundation and the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre.
5 January 2018
Researchers from the University of Oxford are using artificial intelligence to improve diagnostic accuracy for heart disease. The team hope to roll out the system across the NHS later this year, helping to improve patient outcomes and saving millions is misdiagnoses. The research, led by Prof Paul Leeson and RDM DPhil student Ross Upton (Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility), took place in the Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust and is the basis of spin-out company Ultromics.
8 September 2017
Congratulations to Dr Lisa Ayers, who has been awarded a Chief Scientific Officer’s (CSO) WISE Fellowship. Now in its second year, the Chief Scientific Officer's WISE Fellowship is a unique opportunity for mid-career female healthcare scientists to gain invaluable leadership experience. Successful applicants will be selected based on both their potential to make a difference in their current and future roles in addition to their commitment to inspire the next generation of healthcare scientists.
5 May 2017
As part of International Day of the Midwife, Emma O’Brien caught up with Yvonne Kenworthy – Lead Research Midwife in the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility (CCRF), which is led by Prof Paul Leeson. CCRF facilitates high quality cardiovascular research within a clinical research environment with particular expertise in echocardiography, vascular assessment and clinical physiology.
14 June 2016
Breastfeeding premature babies improves long-term heart structure and function, Dr Adam Lewandowski and colleagues in the Cardiovascular Clinical Research Facility have found.