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 […]
TACKLING COVID-19: THE NEW EU-FUNDED COVIRNA PROJECT HAS KICKED OFF!December 3, 2020
TACKLING COVID-19: THE NEW EU-FUNDED COVIRNA PROJECT A diagnostic test to improve surveillance and care of COVID-19 patients The COVIRNA project, led by the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), is one of the 23 research projects awarded within the framework of the Horizon 2020 call for Expression of Interest “Innovative and rapid health-related approaches to […]
TargetID – new program lead by our EU-CardioRNA colleagues at the University of MaltaDecember 3, 2020
TargetID will identify genes that regulate molecules that show deranged expression after SARS-Cov-2 infection, with the aim of finding suitable drug targets that will prevent COVID-19 induced cytokine storms. RNA-Seq and whole genome sequencing data will be generated from 1000 individuals and analysed using a combination of approaches. This project will lead to a number […]
New WG2 Leadership team: Best practices and experimental standardsNovember 16, 2020
We are pleased to confirm the new leadership of CardioRNA Working Group 2 as follows: – Louise Torp Dalgard, WG2 leader (DK) – Paivi Lakkisto, WG2 co-leader (FI) – David de Gonzalo Calvo, WG2 ECI co-leader (SP). A warm welcome to WG2 leaders! See here for more information on CardioRNA WG2: