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Conquer 26.2 miles throughout September and raise money for life saving heart research.
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Over 100 quick and easy recipes for a healthy heart. All proceeds go to the BHF.
Our strategy sets out our plans to fund half a billion pounds of research over the next five years.
Whether you are living with heart disease or supporting a friend or family member, our online community is a space for you.
Meet some of our heart heroes who have bravely shared their stories with others.
Read our vision and priorities to 2020 and see how we're fighting for every heartbeat.
This man is developing a valve with real benefits for heart patients
A BHF-funded chemical engineer is perfecting a material to tackle heart valve disease. He tells Sarah Brealey how it could change patients’ lives
John Deanfield’s healthy lifestyle helped him succeed first as an Olympian, and then as a top cardiologist and researcher. He tells us how heart disease starts much earlier than you think.
At the moment, when your heart muscle is damaged by a heart attack, it can’t be repaired. We’re funding the country’s best scientists to find a cure.
A bespoke microscope could bring insight into the self-healing heart of the zebrafish, moving us another step closer to a cure for heart failure. Dr Jonathan Taylor talks to us.
Stem cells could help cure heart failure. We look at major developments of the last 20 years and the role the BHF is playing.
The zebrafish has a special place in heart disease research. Here are some of the BHF-funded projects which use the fish to look for new treatments for heart failure and other heart conditions too.
Costanza Emanueli, our new BHF Professor, talks to us about using junk DNA to help heart patients recover and how travelling the world has furthered her research.
More than 50 years of BHF research has helped save countless lives. We meet four people who are living life to the full, thanks to our cardiac innovations.
Did you know that almost two thirds of BHF-funded PhD students are female? But women are under-represented in senior cardiovascular research roles, something the BHF is working to change. Here are 10 inspiring women scientists whose work we've supported.
Stem cell research could reveal new ways to help us mend broken hearts, as we discover.
Could a daily dose of aspirin and fish oil help prevent heart attacks and stroke in people with diabetes? We put the questions to Professor Jane Armitage.
A heart failure diagnosis led vegan Richard Mindham to question his attitudes to animal research.
Following a planned career break, Dr Danielle Paul is back studying heart muscle under the microscope. She talks to Sarah Kidner about her work and her ambitious plans for the future.
A new centre in Bristol will take lab research into hospitals to benefit patients. Professor Raimondo Ascione explains translational science and how animal research can be key to clinical breakthroughs.
Films like Face/Off, Terminator 2 and Demolition Man might sound far-fetched, but thanks to research we’re funding, they aren’t as far from reality as you’d think.
Professor Mark Hanson’s groundbreaking project is aiming to change habits passed down through generations. He tells us how he’s planning to do it. Plus, don't miss our behind-the-scenes video.
We discover how mentoring helped BHF-funded researcher David Grieve, who’s now passing on his expertise to PhD student Arya Moez.
Big data has become a hot topic in the field of research, but data collection and analysis have been driving innovation for decades, as BHF Professor John Danesh tells us.
Carbon monoxide could reduce complications from stent insertions in people who have had an angioplasty procedure. We talk to Dr Janet Chamberlain, who is leading the research at Sheffield University.
A world-leading project to sequence 100,000 human genomes could get thousands of families the diagnosis they need. Genomics England’s Chief Scientist tells us more.
Our Medical Director talks about changes he's witnessed in cardiovascular care, and where the next big breakthroughs might come from - read the interview or watch the video.
Working both in a BHF Centre of Research Excellence and with patients in the clinic helps BHF Professor Rhian Touyz investigate the causes of high blood pressure.
Could changing the time of day you take blood pressure medications improve their effectiveness? Professor Tom MacDonald tells us how he intends to find out.
Advances in imaging technology, such as MRI, PET-CT scans and intravascular ultrasound, are helping BHF-funded researchers fight heart disease.