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Research Fellow in Molecular, Cellular and Cardiac Physiology (University of Leeds)

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral Research Fellow post to investigate the role of the Piezo1 mechanosensitive ion channel in regulating structural remodelling of the heart at the level of the cardiac fibroblast. This new post is funded by the British Heart Foundation for a fixed term of 3 years and follows up on our recently published work studying Piezo1 in cardiac fibroblasts (Blythe NM et al, J. Biol. Chem. 2019;294:17395).

Salary: £33,797 to £40,322

Contract Type: Fixed term for three years

Application deadline: Thursday 05 March 2020

More details:


To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Dr Neil Turner, Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4346, email[email protected] 



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Fellowship of the BSCR

The Committee of the BSCR has decided to create the honour of Fellowship of the BSCR.

Fellowships will be awarded to individuals who have made a notable contribution to the Society in terms of its influence, credibility, profile and position in national and international cardiovascular research networks.

This Fellowship is open to anyone in recognition of their leading contribution to the mission and objectives of BSCR; they do not need to be members of the BSCR at the time of nomination.

Nominations can only be made by full members of the BSCR.

There is a web form available: briefly, you will need to describe the nominee's contributions to the BSCR in terms of its financial stability, profile, membership and administration. You will also need to name four BSCR members who will second the nomination

List of BSCR Fellows

NameProfessor Christopher NewmanProfessor David Hearse
InstitutionUniversity of SheffieldKing’s College London