British Heart Foundation visit to Queen’s






Wellcome Wolfson Institute of Experimental Medicine

Visit to Queen’s by Professor Jeremy Pearson, Associate Medical Director of the British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the biggest independent funder of heart research in the UK.

The medical research charity is currently investing £3.1m in research at Queen’s University into a diverse range of research projects including repair of the heart after a heart attack, and the connection between gum disease and the risk of coronary heart disease. 

Over the next five years the BHF aims to fund more than half a billion pounds of research and is keen to increase its research funding at the University.

As part of his visit Professor Jeremy Pearson will

  • Deliver a presentation on BHF research over the past 50 years and discuss how local researchers can maximise their chance of successfully receiving BHF funding. (am, time TBC)
  • Host a Break out session to discuss project ideas etc (pm, time TBC)

If you would like to attend the Seminar or Breakout session please register your interest at

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