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Scientific image of an embryo heart

A new test for heart attacks

Scientists at University of Edinburgh are running a trial to see how effective a high sensitivity troponin test is in diagnosing heart attacks. 

Dr Nicola Smart

Regenerating the heart

Dr Nicola Smart and her team at the University of Oxford are looking at whether a protein, thymosin b4, can encourage new muscle growth in damaged blood vessels

Hugh Watkins and team in the lab

Testing new treatments for HCM

Professor Hugh Watkins and his team at Oxford are studying three aspects of the inherited disease process in mice and test new treatment approaches for each.