Dr Rajiv Machado

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Breakthrough for debilitating heart and lung disease

British Heart Foundation logo British Heart Foundation logo A protein that targets the effects of a faulty gene could offer the first treatment targeting the major genetic cause of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH), according to research funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF). Genetic evidence dating back to 2000,...

One gene closer to helping sufferers of rare genetic disorder

A new study has separately confirmed and significantly built on recent research, identifying mutations of a gene that causes the uncommon but potentially fatal Adams-Oliver syndrome. A leading team of medical and genetics experts from institutions across Europe independently identified a gene called NOTCH1 while also discovering the largest...

Lincoln researcher to join prominent scientific debate

A leading cardiovascular disease researcher from the University of Lincoln, UK, has been invited to take part in a debate comprising top thinkers from science, medicine, health, economics, government and the media. Dr Rajiv Machado, from the School of Life Sciences, is one of a group of prominent scientists...

​Student awarded specialist equipment

  A Biomedical and Medical Sciences student has won more than £3,000 worth of specialist equipment and training PhD Student Anastasios Karountzos, who was nominated by supervisor Dr Rajiv Machado, was one of just 20 winners chosen for the 2014 Gold Sponsored Student programme by Primerdesign Ltd. He will...

Science is on the menu

Scientists will be swapping the lab for the pub at Lincoln’s first Café Scientifique event next month. The aim is to bring together like-minded people to chat about major scientific topics and how these advances impact on our lives. But you don’t need a degree to get involved; the...