The William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI) is a world leading Pharmacological Centre with a vibrant, multidisciplinary scientific environment devoted to therapeutic innovation in cardiovascular, endocrine and inflammatory diseases. Our major strength is in bringing scientists with different skills together, combining disciplines ranging from genetics, cell biology, pharmacology, epidemiology, advanced imaging and clinical trials with therapeutic innovation.


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24 October 2016
Maternal blood test may predict birth complications
A protein found in the blood of pregnant women could be used to develop tests to determine
the health of their babies and aid decisions on early elective deliveries, according to an early study led by WHRI's Dr Marika Charalambous.

11 October 2016
Research summary: Enymes responsible for tissue repair
Dr Jesmond Dalli explains how his new research has uncovered enzymes that are crucial for the repair and regeneration of tissues, and could lead to new treatments for diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.

30 September 2016
WHRI researchers identify link between immunity and 'holidays'
A team of researchers at the WHRI are investigating ways in which holidays, music or a change
of environment can bolster our immune systems in the fight against 

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