Latest position paper from EU-CardioRNA: Cardiovascular RNA markers and A.I. may improve COVID-19 outcomeApril 13, 2021
Very happy to share our review just out in CVR from the EU-CardioRNA COST and EU-COVIRNA project team, discussing the potential of RNA biomarkers to monitor risk and prognosis of long-term effects post-SARS-CoV2 infection on the cardiovascular system.
WG1 comprehensive review out now in Cardiovascular Research!March 26, 2021
We are delighted to share our comprehensive review, Dissecting the transcriptome in Cardiovascular Disease, just out ahead of print in Cardiovascular Research! A team effort from WG1 of the EU-CardioRNA COST Action. Please share with your colleagues and network! @cost17129
Release of Epigenetics in Cardiovascular Disease, 1st EditionMarch 16, 2021
It is our pleasure to announce that the 1st Edition of Epigenetics in Cardiovascular Disease, part of the Elsevier series in Translational Epigenetics has now been released! Available as a paperback or hard copy, with a 15 % discount. This volume is the result of a collaborative effort from more than 50 CardioRNA members and colleagues. […]
A fantastic opportunity open for a Research Fellow at University of Edinburgh to work on LncRNAsMarch 2, 2021
A fantastic opportunity is now available for a Research Fellow at Queen’s Medical Research Institute, Edinburgh, UK to perform exciting translational research, including with investigating the lncRNA SMILR in vein grafts (see Mahmoud et al Circ Res, 2019 doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.119.314876). For full details and how to apply: Apply by 30th March 2021! The candidate will work within the Centre for Cardiovascular Science […]
Happy 6th UN International Day for Women and Girls in Science!February 11, 2021
Celebrating the 6th UN International Women and Girls in Science Day, we are grateful to have close to 50 % females comprising our network members as well as the EU-CardioRNA leadership team! Let’s all push for and do our bit to improve equality for all in science throughout the world.
Hypertension: know what is behind your numbers!February 8, 2021
Check out this fab digital brochure on statistics and epidemiology in hypertension, developed as part of the MITO/MSCA project by Amela Jusic and Yvan Devaux at LIH. The brochure has been developed to support national and global efforts in the epidemiological extent of hypertension as well as to introduce patients, general population and clinicians to efforts in […]
BHF-funded positions open now at Imperial College London!February 3, 2021
Several awesome British Heart Foundation funded positions are now available at the BHF Centre of Excellence, Imperial College London’s National Heart and Lung Institute! Please check out the links below for more information and how to apply! MED02238 (BHF Centre of Research Excellence Postdoctoral Fellowships) – 2 x Junior Research Associate posts and 2 x […]
Check out our new EU-CardioRNA video on YouTube!January 26, 2021
With our EU-CardioRNA network we have completed a video for the lay public to inform about the burden of ageing and cardiovascular disease as well as how our research activities can aid to tackle this burden. The video is on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDe4Wl5opN8 Please share this info widely, no restrictions (Facebook, social media, friends, family …).
Seasonal message from the EU-CardioRNA COST ActionDecember 21, 2020
Dear EU-CardioRNA colleague, As the calendar year approaches its end, we want to firstly wish you all a very safe and hopefully enjoyable festive season. Whilst this year has brought much unrest, stress and sadness to some, we hope you are feeling optimistic towards 2021, especially with the news of vaccination schemes commencing. […]
Hot off the press! New article on using miRNA prediction of cardiovascular events in IJMSDecember 20, 2020
New article in the EU-CardioRNA IJMS Special Issue from Teodora Barbalata, Yvan Devaux, Loredan Stefan Niculescu and colleagues on circulating and plaque miRNA levels as a predictive measure of cardiovascular events.
Vacancy for a Research Fellow, Centre for Cardiovascular Science, University of EdinburghDecember 4, 2020
A fantastic open position is now available for a Research Fellow to contribute to the management and publishing of work funded by Professor Baker’s British Heart Foundation Programme Grant to the role of non-coding RNA in cardiovascular disease. The successful candidate will be involved with analysis of both single cell data, microRNA and long non-coding […]
UK Medical Research Council grant awarded to EU CardioRNA member Katja Gehmlich, University of BirminghamDecember 3, 2020
Medical Research Council award: Targeted therapies for heart failure research receives £850,000 boost Dr Katja Gehmlich, Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham, and Justin Benesch, Professor of Biophysical Chemistry, University of Oxford, have been jointly awarded a three-year research grant from the Medical Research Council to understand how cardiac mechano-sensing works to help […]