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Professor Nick Morrell, NIHR Cambridge BRC Theme Lead for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disease

Theme lead: Professor Nick Morrell

Professor Nick Morrell, FMedSci, is the BHF Professor of Cardiopulmonary Medicine, NIHR Senior Investigator, interim Director of the planned Cambridge Heart and Lung Research Institute, Director of the BHF Cambridge Centre for Cardiovascular Research Excellence and Research Director of the National Pulmonary Hypertension Service at Papworth Hospital. His research has focused on understanding molecular mechanisms of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) caused by mutations in the bone morphogenetic protein type II receptor (BMPR-II), and leading national and international genetic studies of PAH. He has developed novel therapeutic approaches that target the BMPR-II signaling pathway. He has published over 200 papers in this field. He was elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2011. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Pulmonary Circulation.  He has served on research grant committees for the BHF, Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust. He leads a research team with expertise that ranges from genetics, stem cells, drug discovery, preclinical models of disease, to experimental medicine studies in patients.

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