Our mission is to enhance human health by exploring causes and mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and advancing and implementing discoveries leading to improved prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
The Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences (ICAMS) is a research-intensive institute in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life science at the University of Glasgow. ICAMS is also home to a British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence that focuses on vascular science and biomedicine.
The Athena SWAN (Scientific Women's Academic Network) Charter recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia. The Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences was awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze award in the November 2015 round.
News and Events
04 JunThe 5th ESOC was held in Milan, Italy 22-24 May and was the biggest meeting yet with almost 6,000 delegates.
23 MayThe Glasgow BP group have been around doing Blood Pressure drives including one at ICAMS
22 MarMembers of prof Touyz’s lab represented the BHF/icams in the Magnesium Symposium 2019, at the NIH, Washington (USA)
02 AprPhD student ZhiGuo-Zou (Steve) from ICAMS got the Jean Durlach award for the best oral presentation in the Magnesium Symposium 2019