Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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,...

​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...

Step forward in understanding arterial disease

Further strides have been made into isolating the origin of cells that could lead to a greater understanding of what goes into the development of our blood circulating systems. University of Lincoln Life Sciences academic Dr Rajiv Machado, with colleagues from the University of Cambridge, King’s College London and...