Young Investigator Award

The London Cardiovascular Society is dedicated to supporting outstanding investigators in the early stage of their careers. Of the abstracts submitted, three are shortlisted for oral presentation at our February meeting with a prize of £100 for the winner.

To be eligible you must be either a current undergraduate, masters or PhD student or have no more than 3 years post-doctoral experience (with no limit on age) to be eligible.

To apply, please email a talk title and abstract (no more than one page) with details of your eligibility to the secretary. If you are interested in applying but are not a member please contact the secretary for details. The Secretary,


Previous winners:


Upasana Tayal, Imperial College London, "Integrated Analysis of the Clinical Manifestations and Phenotypic Drivers of Titin Cardiomyopathy"


Ada Teo, University of Cambridge. "Hypertension in Pregnancy or Menopause: Somatic CTNNB1 mutations cause adrenocortical cell de-differentiation and a sub-type of aldosterone-production adenoma"


Iris Hardege, University of Cambridge. "A novel duplication KCNJ5 mutation in a patient with an aldosterone producing adenoma"


Junhua Zhou, University of Cambridge. "DACH1 plays a key role in regulation of aldosterone production"


Nafees Fahmi Ali, King's College London. "Cycle ergometry in a CMR setting: A novel protocol in the investigation of myocardial physiology"


Daniel Swerdlow, University College London. "The interleukin-6 receptor as a potential target in coronary heart disease protection: evaluation using Mendelian randomisation"

Kristen Bubb, Barts and The London, Queen Mary University of London "Sex specific role for TRPV1 in pressure induced constriction of resistance arteries"

Victoria J. Burton, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research "Bone Morphogenetic Protein Receptor-II as a regulator of pulmonary artery endothelial cell permeability: Relevance to the initiation and progression of heritable pulmonary arterial hypertension"