16 Mar 2020
Greater Manchester’s Cardiovascular Research showcased at Domain event
Health Innovation Manchester held the Cardiovascular Research Domain event on Friday 6 March, showcasing some of the cardiovascular research being carried out across Greater Manchester.
The event was successful in sharing some of the best of the regions research, bringing together clinicians and academics to facilitate shared learning and inspiring and generating new ideas whilst building on current research themes.
Throughout the day the event highlighted key areas of research in cardiovascular from across the system, focusing on a variety of projects in Greater Manchester such as an introduction to the Manchester Amputation Reduction Strategy (The MARS Project), the Rapid Access Acute Coronary Syndrome GM and Health Innovation Manchester’s work with Atrial Fibrillation and the T-MACS project.
Key themes from the sessions included, accelerating the adoption of new diagnostics and technology in Acute Coronary Syndrome, developing and implementing the ABC care bundle for intracerebral haemorrhage and more.
Katey Brennand (37) from Lytham St Annes, Lancashire was told during a prenatal scan that her son Austin had cardiovascular complications.
After being induced into labour, Katey successful gave birth to Austin before he was referred to St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester, where he was diagnosed with Tertralogy of Fallot, a rare type of heart defect present at birth.
Katey was invited to speak at the Cardiovascular Research Domain event by Professor Bernard Keavney, Chair of the Cardiovascular Domain for Health Innovation Manchester, to share her story.
Professor Bernard Keavney
Professor Bernard Keavney, Cardiovascular Research Domain Academic Lead for Health Innovation Manchester and Consultant Cardiologist at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust was also present at the event, where he shared his thoughts on the overall ambitions of the research domain.
For more information on the Health Innovation Manchester Cardiovascular Domain Leads, click here.
The speakers on the day were:
- Prof Bernard Keavney, Cardiovascular Research Domain Academic Lead for Health Innovation Manchester and Consultant Cardiologist at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT)
- Mr Naseer Ahmad, Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT)
- Dr Giuseppe D’Agostino, Medical Research Council Fellow
- Prof Simon Luckman, Brackenbury Chair of Physiology, University of Manchester
- Prof Andrew Trafford, Professor of Cardiac Pathophysiology, University of Manchester
- Dr Gina Galli, Lecturer: Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester
- Prof Richard Body, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT)
- Dr Adrian Parry-Jones, Clinical Scientist, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
- Katey Brennand, Patient and Public Involvement Representative Cardiovascular Research Domain
- Dr Stephen White, Reader in Cardiovascular Pathology, Manchester Metropolitan University
- Dr Farzin Fath-Ordoubadi, Consultant Cardiologist, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
- Dr Aneil Malhotra, Consultant Cardiologist/Senior Lecturer
- Dr Hood Thabit, Consultant Diabetologist/Honorary Senior Lecturer, Saint Mary’s Hospital
- Dr Holly Shiels, Reader: Facutly of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester
- Dr David Bechtold, Senior Lecturer: Facutly of Biology, Medicine and Health, University of Manchester