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The Institute's research teams focus on addressing overlapping issues in cardiorespiratory, metabolic and inflammatory disorders by means of state-of-the-art translational medicine studies underpinned by excellent basic science.

  • Oil red O stained adipocytes differentiated from bone marrow stem cells.
  • Dendritic cells shown in red in human epidermis
  • 3D electroanatomic map of an infarcted heart left ventricle
  • Scanning electron microscopy image of endothelial cells shedding microparticles

News

  • The tiny flaw behind a chaotic heartbeat Cardiff University19th November 2014Scientists from Cardiff University and the Slovak Academy of Science have identified defects in a colossal heart protein which often leads to stroke and heart failure.
  • IMEM supports Science of Me 19th November 2014A team from the Child Health department attended the Techniquest event Science of Me which was held on 15 and 16 November.

Events

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Teaching

IMEM undertakes undergraduate teaching and offers well established postgraduate courses:

Postgraduate Research

Clinical Departments

IMEM hosts the academic clinical Departments of Cardiology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Nephrology , Pharmacology , Child Health and Medical Biochemistry who have responsibility for teaching and supporting clinical services in their specialist areas.

Clinical Trials

IMEM conducts a large number of clinical trials focussing on translation of scientific knowledge to clinical care. These include first-in-man phase 1 and phase 2 'proof of concept' studies.