University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Cardiovascular Sciences

Research areas include: mechanisms of leukocyte recruitment; adhesion molecules; chemoattractants; intravital microscopy; ischaemia reperfusion; acute lung injury; intravascular coagulation; leukocyte and platelet adhesion; inflammatory basis of arterial response to injury; apoptosis in vascular cells; genetics of cardiovascular disease; cytokine polymorphisms; transcription factors; adhesion molecules; endothelial stem cells; molecular mechanisms of inflammation; identification of novel components of pro-inflammatory signalling networks; regulatory mechanisms in inflammatory signalling; role of gene polymorphisms in health and disease; platelet function and ischaemic heart disease; platelet receptors; platelet receptor antagonists; novel methods for determination of platelet function in coronary disease; mechanisms of restenosis; vein-graft failure; in-stent restenosis; stent geometry; local drug delivery; methods of vascular gene delivery; non-viral techniques; ultrasound.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2017 - 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2017 - 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 - 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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