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The William Harvey Research Foundation is a charity promoting and supporting fundamental research into cardiovascular, endocrine and inflammatory disease, leading to new understanding of the human body, which advances the discovery of new medicines. This pioneering work is pursued by world-leading scientists in the William Harvey Research Institute at Barts School of Medicine. The Foundation seeks to strengthen these efforts to develop innovative treatments by supporting essential research, with new funds for project grants, post-doctoral fellowships and PhD studentships, as well as academic chairs in recognition of outstanding achievement.


Primary research areas

Cardiovascular,  Inflammatory and immune system,  Metabolic and endocrine

Additional research areas

Ageing,  Blood,  Renal and urogenital,  Stroke

Grant types

Equipment,  Travel and meetings,  Postgraduate studentship,  Project (typically <4 years),  Fellowship