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.


 

Research

We are devoted to therapeutic innovation in cardiovascular, endocrine and inflammatory diseases. Find out more about our research

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We offer a range of study programmes at undergraduate, postgraduate and research level.
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Clinical Activities

Major academic and clinical partnerships, connecting us to 16 NHS trusts and 5 million people in London. Find out more about our clinical activities


            

Latest news

Study of the mouse genome reveals new gene functions and their role in human disease
The first results from a functional genetic catalogue of the laboratory mouse has been shared with the research community, revealing new insights into a range of rare diseases and the possibility of accelerating development of new treatments and precision medicine.

Genetic testing can pick out men at increased risk of testicular cancer
Testing for large numbers of genetic changes can identify men with over a 10-fold increased risk of testicular cancer, a new study shows. 

QMUL study finds link between diesel pollution and heart damage
Diesel fumes have negative effects on the heart according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). 

Statins help improve heart structure and function
Statins can improve the structure and function of the heart, according to a new study by researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). 


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Public Engagement

We place a high value on the patients and general public whose stories enrich our work. 
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