The World Health Organisation lists cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) as the number 1 cause of death globally.  They estimate that 17.5 million people died of CVDs in 2012 and that over three quarters of CVD deaths take place in low- and middle-income countries.  

The BIRAX programme, in partnership with the British Heart Foundation,  is supporting research towards the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases that involves the heart, the blood vessels or both. 

Cardio Research