Researchers identify possible link between cannabis use and structural changes to heart
19 December 2019
Regular cannabis use could affect the structure and function of the heart, research led by a team at Queen Mary University of London suggests.
Success for the WHRI at the Queen Mary Education Excellence Awards and President and Principal’s prize
13 December 2019
We are pleased to announce that Dr Parjam Zolfaghari, Professor Nick Goulding and Dr Martin Carrier from Queen Mary’s William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI) were one of several winners at the Queen Mary Education Excellence Award and President and Principal's Prizes for 2019/20.
Researchers look behind the biological curtain on how fish oil might fight inflammatory disease
13 December 2019
The debate about the potential for exploiting omega-3 fatty acids to improve health has raged for years.
Cardiovascular Genomics Professor among most highly cited researchers
26 November 2019
The William Harvey Research Institute is proud to announce that Panos Deloukas, Professor of Cardiovascular Genomics, has been named in the top 0.1% of the world’s most influential researchers.
Researchers find potential new target for treatment of inflammatory disease
8 November 2019
A new joint study involving researchers from Queen Mary University of London has identified potential new targets to tackle lactate-induced chronic inflammation.
WHRI Emeritus Professor awarded Faculty of Intensive Care Gold Medal
8 November 2019
Professor Charles Hinds recognised for his exceptional contribution to intensive care medicine.
Success for WHRI at the International Conference on Bioactive Lipids in Cancer, Inflammation and Related Diseases
5 November 2019
Scientists from 21 countries travelled to St. Petersburg, Florida, USA last week to attend the 16th International Conference on Bioactive Lipids in Cancer, Inflammation and Related Diseases, which is sponsored by the Eicosanoid Research Foundation.
Researchers from the Centre for Endocrinology win 2019 EJE Readers’ Choice Award for joint study into rare disease
7 August 2019
Q&A with Dr Helen Storr, Reader and Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology
Outstanding impact in teaching recognised in national award
5 August 2019
Professor Maralyn Druce from Queen Mary University of London has been announced as a new National Teaching Fellow by Advance HE today.
Health tech start-up partners with the William Harvey Research Institute to develop personalised treatment for high blood pressure
25 July 2019
Closed Loop Medicine (CLM), the Cambridge based therapeutics company that helps doctors and healthcare providers to deliver personalised treatment regimens, has raised £1.3 million in research grant funding from the InnovateUK Innovation Accelerator, Longwall Ventures and IQ Capital. The InnovateUK Innovation Accelerator is a new scheme that enables InnovateUK to match fund a select group of company investors.
WHRI Academic voted 2019 Teacher of the Year by MBBS students
17 July 2019
We are pleased to announce that Dr Fu Liang Ng, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology at the William Harvey Research Institute, was voted Teacher of the Year by the MBBS students for 2019.
2019 WHRI Annual Review Summary
27 June 2019
The William Harvey Annual Review took place on the 12th of June 2019 at the Derek Willoughby Lecture Theatre, Charterhouse Square.
Effects of Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium Concentrations on Ventricular Repolarization in Unselected Individuals
25 June 2019
A new joint study involving researchers at Queen Mary University of London has identified background subclinical changes on the electrocardiogram as risk factors in cardiovascular mortality.
EMR delivers “Creating without constraint: Arthritis and art” at QMUL’s Tate Exchange
24 June 2019
The Centre for Experimental Medicine and Rheumatology (EMR) at the William Harvey Research Institute is committed to engaging with the public and has participated in the Barts and Queen Mary Science Festival for a number of years, offering children the opportunity to try gloves that simulate the effect of arthritis and to ‘see’ inside their joints using ultrasound, so when QMUL Arts and Culture asked for proposals for the 2019 Tate Exchange EMR decided to build on this and submit a project.
Genetic Risk Score for Coronary Disease Identifies Predispositions to Cardiovascular and Non-Cardiovascular Diseases
11 June 2019
A new study led by researchers at Queen Mary University has shown how genetic predisposition to coronary heart disease (including heart attacks) is genetically correlated to other diseases.
Leading genomics expert awarded knighthood in the Queen’s birthday honours
7 June 2019
Professor Mark Caulfield, the interim Chief Executive at Genomics England and Professor of Clinical Pharmacology at Queen Mary University of London, has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Coffee not as bad for heart and circulatory system as previously thought
3 June 2019
Drinking coffee might keep us up at night, but new research has given us a reason to sleep easy knowing that the popular drink isn’t as bad for our arteries as some previous studies would suggest. The research from Queen Mary University of London has shown that drinking coffee, including in people who drink up to 25 cups a day, is not associated with having stiffer arteries.
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30 May 2019
We are pleased to announce that we are now officially on LinkedIn!
DNA discovery could have implications for mitochondrial donation treatment
24 May 2019
Mitochondria, the ‘batteries’ that produce our energy, interact with the cell’s nucleus in subtle ways previously unseen in humans, according to research involving academics from Queen Mary University of London.
London heart disease patients take part in clinical trial to test alternative to statins
20 May 2019
A clinical trial, coordinated by researchers from Queen Mary University of London, is currently recruiting patients in London to see whether a new cholesterol-lowering drug could save lives in people who are intolerant to statins.
Quality Improvement in emergency surgery shows no difference in patient survival
25 April 2019
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London studied the effectiveness of one of the largest ever national quality improvement programmes in the National Health Service (NHS) and found no improvement in patient survival.
Poor lung function in shorter people linked to increased risk of heart disease
28 March 2019
Results from a study led by researchers from Queen Mary University of London has found that an association between shorter stature and higher risk of heart disease is mainly attributed to our lungs.
QMUL researchers seek treatment for arthritis as part of new EU-funded project
14 March 2019
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are about to start work on a new EU-funded project to discover novel therapeutic targets for osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
QMUL researchers win prestigious award for Vascular Biology publication
7 March 2019
A publication by researchers from the Centre for Microvascular Research at the William Harvey Research Institute has received the highly prestigious Servier Award in Microcirculation.
BHF invests £34m in top universities, helping to safeguard UK’s world-class research status
6 March 2019
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has this week announced £34million of new funding across 12 universities, in a move that strengthens world-class, UK-led heart and circulatory disease research.
Working long hours linked to depression in women
26 February 2019
Women who work more than 55 hours a week are at a higher risk of depression compared to men, according to a UCL-led study with Queen Mary University of London.
Professor of Endocrine Medicine achieves recognition for Excellence in Education
22 February 2019
The winners of Queen Mary’s new scheme of annual Education Excellence Awards and President and Principal’s Prizes were announced at a ceremony on 20 February 2019.
Researcher named as one of the most inspirational women in science
15 February 2019
Professor Federica Marelli-Berg from Queen Mary University of London has been named by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) as one of the top 10 inspirational women in science.