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Give your heart a pet
Healthy Tip: Give your heart a pet
Read some of our top dog-walking tips to keep you streets ahead in the ‘walkies’ league of cardiovascular healthRead more
Professor Chris Denning, University of Nottingham
Current research
Each year our expert medical review panels carefully assess the many applications we receive from teams in hospitals and universities around the UK needing grants to help them progress their work into understanding, diagnosing and treating the country's biggest killer, heart disease.Read more
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Emerald Group Publishing Charity of the Year 2017
Emerald Group Publishing and Heart Research are celebrating their 50th Anniversaries in 2017, and we are pleased to announce that Emerald has chosen Heart Research UK as their Charity of the Year.Read more
Buy one of our lovely pin badges and help raise awareness of our charity and the important work...
Give your heart a pet
Read some of our top dog-walking tips to keep you streets ahead in the ‘walkies’ league of cardiovascular...
Professor Chris Denning, University of Nottingham
Each year our expert medical review panels carefully assess the many applications we receive from teams in hospitals...
Emerald Team
Emerald Group Publishing and Heart Research are celebrating their 50th Anniversaries in 2017, and we are pleased to...

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We're your local national charity, founded in 1967 by heart surgeon, David Watson to make surgery safer.  Originally the National Heart Research Fund, we changed our name to Heart Research UK in 2005.  As the second largest heart charity in the UK we fund pioneering medical research into the prevention, treatment and cure of heart disease as well as helping communities improve their lifestyles with Healthy Heart Grants.  Read more

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24/11/2017 - 10:50
Surgeons from across the UK and Ireland are getting the chance to learn and experience surgical treatments for a rare cardiovascular condition toda
23/11/2017 - 18:31
Heart Research UK's first ever Aortic Fellow is specialist cardiothoracic registrar Omar Nawaytou.
15/11/2017 - 11:23
A 12-year-old bagpiper from a village in the Highlands, Scotland, was inspired to raise money for Heart Research UK after his grandmother suffered
07/11/2017 - 16:57
14 November marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who discovered insulin almost 100 years ago.  Every year on this date
02/11/2017 - 17:17
Gym goers at an independent gym in Sheffield have raised £7,500 for Heart Research UK by working out for 24 hours straight.