The Metabolic and Cardiovascular Health research programme is focused on understanding the complex processes that are involved in the development of heart and blood vessel disease and the underlying risk factors.
Our studies involve a diverse range of approaches and experimental models from genes and proteins, to cells and animal models through to the clinical setting. We have areas of expertise in the investigation of:
Our research funders include the Medical Research Council, British Heart Foundation, Tenovus Scotland, NHS Grampian and others. Find out more about these Research areas and People who lead these projects, click on the links on the left.
Recent News: The university has recently won funding to tackle heart attack, stroke and vascular disease as part of the MOGLYNET Marie Skłodowska-Curie ITN-European Joint Doctorate. Read more about this award »