Congratulations to the awardees at the BSHT Virtual Scientific Meeting 2021:

Winner of the Scientist in Training Award: Yu Shi (University of Leeds) for her talk on “Neutrophils can Promote Clotting via FXI and Impact Clot Structure via Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in a Distinctive Manner in vitro”

Runner-up: Matt Sims (University of Cambridge) for his talk on “A common factor V haplotype that protects against venous thrombosis results in a tissue factor pathway inhibitor-alpha dependent prolongation of lag time to thrombin generation”

Research Associate Position

Research Associate
Division of Infection and Immunity, Systems Immunity Research Institute
School of Medicine
College of Biomedical and Life Sciences

Application deadline – Sunday 26 September 2021
A Research Associate position funded by the British Heart Foundation is available in the laboratory of Professors Valerie O’Donnell and Peter Collins, in the Division of Infection and Immunity at Cardiff University School of Medicine. The aim of the programme is to advance understanding of the mechanisms by which lipids interact with clotting factors to modulate the development of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA).  The work will be conducted as part of a recently funded British Heart Foundation Programme in collaboration with Oxford, Cambridge and Aberdeen. 

For more information and to apply click here

Senior Research Technician – Cardiovascular Sciences

University of Birmingham
Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences
College of Medical and Dental Sciences

Application closes: 6 October 2021

This post is funded until 30/04/2024 to support Professor Morgan’s research in the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences.

This role will support research currently funded by an NIH (USA) Programme grant looking at the function of a novel gene (SLFN14) that is implicated in patients with an inherited bleeding disorder. 

The role holder will contribute to the study through both in vivo and in vitro experimental methods using a variety of cellular and molecular biology techniques.

For more information and to apply click here

National Thrombosis Survey Report virtual meeting

On Wednesday 13th October (World Thrombosis Day), we would be delighted if you accepted our invitation to join the National Thrombosis Survey Report virtual meeting where a panel will discuss opportunities for next steps to support improvement. Speakers include, Prof Tim Briggs (NHS GIRFT), Prof Roopen Arya (VTE Exemplar Network), Prof Beverley Hunt OBE (Thrombosis UK), Dr Lara Roberts (Lead Report writer), and Emma Gee, VTE Nurse Consultant, Becs Walsh, Lead Pharmacist for Anticoagulation and Thrombosis Prevention, and Robin Offord, Director of Clinical Pharmacy, London.

There will be opportunity to pose questions and add comment to this important topic, and we would very much welcome your involvement. To attend the online meeting please can you register here: and full information and joining details will be shared.