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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.

  • Dr Aled Jones of Ionic Cell Signalling discusses his research with BHF Medical Director, Prof Peter Weissberg
  • 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
  • Increasing cell-to-cell differences aggravates the collapse of a cell network
  • Oil red O stained adipocytes differentiated from bone marrow stem cells.


  • IMEM Post Grdaduate Research Student gains prestigious award15th October 2015IPrabhu Nesargikar, an MD student from IMEM has been awarded the “ Young Investigator Award” - awarded at the ESOT (European Society of Organ Transplantation) Conference, Brussels, Sept 2015. Prabhu is currently in the final stages of his MD, under …
  • Emil Unanue: the Jonathan Boulter Memorial Lecture 2015 9th October 2015World-leading immunologist delivers an outstanding memorial lecture in commemoration of Dr. Jonathan Boulter


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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.