Centre for Cardiovascular Science

People

The Principal Investigators, Post Doctorates, and Collaborators who are part of the the Edinburgh-led Centre for Vascular Regeneration.

Principal Investigators 

Professor Raimondo Ascione   University of Bristol  Co-lead of Theme 4: Clinical translation r.ascione@bristol.ac.uk
Professor Andrew Baker   University of Edinburgh  Centre Lead Andy.Baker@ed.ac.uk
Dr Mairi Brittan   University of Edinburgh  Co-lead of Theme 1: Endogenous vascular regeneration m.brittan@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Professor Costanza Emanueli   Imperial College London Lead of Theme 2: Exogenous vascular regeneration c.emanueli@imperial.ac.uk
Professor Mauro Giacca   King’s College London Theme 4: Clinical translation

 

mauro.giacca@kcl.ac.uk

Professor Neil Henderson   University of Edinburgh  Theme 1: Endogenous vascular regeneration

Theme 2: Exogenous vascular regeneration Co-lead of Theme 3: Targeting cardiac mesenchyme

Neil.Henderson@ed.ac.uk
Professor Paolo Madeddu   University of Bristol  Co-lead of Theme 3: Targeting cardiac mesenchyme Theme 4: Clinical translation paolo.madeddu@Bristol.ac.uk
Professor Manuel Mayr   King’s College London Theme 1: Endogenous vascular regeneration

Theme 2: Exogenous vascular regeneration Theme 3: Targeting cardiac mesenchyme

manuel.mayr@kcl.ac.uk
Professor Nick Mills   University of Edinburgh  Theme 1: Endogenous vascular regeneration Co-lead of Theme 4: Clinical translation nick.mills@ed.ac.uk
Dr Bijan Modarai    King’s College London Theme 4: Clinical translation bijan.modarai@kcl.ac.uk
Professor Anna Randi   Imperial College London Co-lead of Theme 1: Endogenous vascular regeneration a.randi@imperial.ac.uk 
Professor Ajay Shah   King’s College London Theme 1: Endogenous vascular regeneration

Theme 3: Targeting cardiac mesenchyme

Theme 4: Clinical translation

Ajay.shah@kcl.ac.uk

 

Post Doctorates 

Dr Kaloyan Takov   Working with Professor Manuel Mayr King’s College London kaloyan.takov@kcl.ac.uk
Dr Dyana Markose   Working with Professor Neil Henderson University of Edinburgh  dmarkose@exseed.ed.ac.uk
Dr Elisa Avolio   Working with Professor Paolo Madeddu  University of Bristol  elisa.avolio@bristol.ac.uk
Dr Aikaterini Papagianni   Working with Professor Ajay Shah  King's College London aikaterini.papagianni@kcl.ac.uk
Dr Gaye Saginc    Working with Professor Anna Randi  Imperial College London g.saginc-giannoustas@imperial.ac.uk
Dr Ana-Mishel Spiroski   Working with Professor Andy Baker  University of Edinburgh  am.spiroski@ed.ac.uk
Dr Marlene Magalhaes-Pinto   Working with Dr Mairi Brittan University of Edinburgh mmagalha@ed.ac.uk
Dr Francesco Catapano   Working with Professor Costanza Emanueli University of Edinburgh f.catapano@imperial.ac.uk

Collaborators 

Dr Graeme Birdsey Imperial College London National Heart and Lung Institute 
Professor Rene M. Botnar King’s College London  Division of Imaging Sciences and Biomedical Engineering
Dr Andrea Caporali University of Edinburgh BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science 
Dr Mihaela Crisan University of Edinburgh  BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science 
Professor Anthony Dorling King’s College London Division of Transplant Immunology and Mucosal Biology
Professor Jorge Ferrer Imperial College London  Department of Medicine 
Dr Gabor Foldes Imperial College London National Heart and Lung Institute
Professor Stuart Forbes University of Edinburgh  MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine 
Dr Gillian Gray University of Edinburgh  BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science 
Professor Sian Harding Imperial College London Imperial-led BHF Centre for Regenerative Medicine 
Professor Johan Hyllner  Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult  
Dr Tom Johnson University of Bristol Bristol Heart Institute 
Dr James Minchin University of Edinburgh  BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science 
Professor Jo Mountford  Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service   
Professor David Newby University of Edinburgh BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science
Professor Dan Peer  Tel Aviv University Cancer Biology Research Center  Department of Cell Research and Immunology 
Dr Divaka Perera  King’s College London  Department of Cardiology 
Dr Enrico Petretto Imperial College London  Department of Medicine 
Professor Paul Riley University of Oxford  Oxbridge-led BHF Centre for Regenerative Medicine 
Professor Benjamin D. Simons  University of Cambridge  Department of Physics
Dr Igor Ulitsky  Weizmann Institute of Science  
Dr Fiona M. Watt King’s College London Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine