Cureheart: gene therapy for genetic heart diseases

On Demand (IF 2021)

45 minPWYD

Talk | Biology, Chemistry, Health & Medicine

160,000 people in the UK alone suffer from cardiomyopathies – diseases of the heart muscle that lead to sudden cardiac arrests in otherwise healthy young people. Find out about the Cureheart Project, which aims to find a gene therapy cure for these diseases and is in the running for a £30 million award for cutting-edge research to transform the lives of patients with heart diseases.

Hugh Watkins is Radcliffe Professor of Medicine at the University of Oxford. Hugh is a clinician scientist whose research and clinical practice focus on inherited heart muscle disorders.

 

 

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held on 12 October 2021 at IF Oxford

Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford

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