Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

We put our hearts and, more importantly, our world-leading expertise into discovering more about the causes, prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, the world’s biggest killer. We are international leaders in several areas of cardiovascular research, including atrial fibrillation and heart failure, thrombosis/thrombo-inflammation and vascular biology.

Our Staff

Meet the different members who make up the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences

Our Research

Find out about our leading research into cardiovascular diseases.

Our International Reach

Our International Reach

Over many years of research the Institute has built strong collaborative partners globally.

Birmingham Heroes

Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart disturbance in the UK. Discover how we are are transforming how we understand and care for these patients.

Latest news from the Institute

Posted 18 April 2019

Birmingham haematologist awarded Researcher of the Year

Dr Phillip Nicolson, Clinical Lecturer in the Institute, has recently been announced as a recipient of the 2019 National Institute of Health Research/British Society for Haematology Researcher of the Year Award.

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Our Birmingham Heroes are transforming patient care to fight health failure, stroke and sudden death

Cardiovascular Science - MRes Course

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