Targeting the world's biggest killers
The world's biggest killers are connected
Conditions like heart diseases, stroke, vascular dementia are all linked by your blood not flowing properly. That's why our research starts with your heart, but doesn't stop there. Our research is unlocking the connections between heart and circulatory diseases and their risk factors.
Beat heartbreak for people like Nino
Cuddler. Cheeky monkey. Building block expert. Nino was also born with a type of congenital heart disease called transposition of the great arteries (TGA).
But Nino's life was saved because more than 30 years ago a BHF professor invented an operation, known as 'the switch', to fix the arteries of babies born with this condition. Thanks to research, who knows where Nino's future will take him.