“An investigation to assess if the inflammatory marker serum amyloid A is increased by CVD burden and if this is further augmented in those with CVD and diabetes mellitus”.

Professor Pascal McKeown

£29,960 awarded.

Project commenced in 2015, and completed in 2018.


“Development of a novel non-invasive method to assess ocular microcirculatory function to predict risk of major adverse cardiac events”.

Dr. Mark Spence

£110,000 awarded - salary for Cardiology trainee for 2 years from August 2016.

Project commenced in 2016 and completed in 2018.