Cardiovascular & Metabolic Health

A theme within the Institute for Health and Wellbeing Research.

CVMD LogoOur aim is to better understand the pathology of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases at the cellular level, and develop new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches that will be translated into clinical practice.

The group include researchers with a widespread expertise spanning from immunology, molecular biology, nutrition, organic and medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, physiology, clinical biochemistry, and pharmacy practice.

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The cross disciplinary nature of the group spans the areas of basic science, clinical and practice based research. Our outcomes are readily transferable into treatment and prevention strategies at patient level.

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Dr Giovanna Bermano

Cardiovascular & Metabolic Health Research Staff 

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  1. 30, September, 2015 RGU researchers to help develop device for back pain sufferers

    L-R  Dr Kay Cooper, Dr Stewart Massie and Dr Nirmalie Wiratunga

    Researchers at RGU have won over €500,000 of funding as part of a major international project aimed at helping back pain sufferers manage their condition.  

  2. 20, May, 2015 New volunteers sought for low back pain research

    Health researchers are looking for new volunteers from across the north-east to take part in research to help older people with chronic low back pain manage their condition.  

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