LICAMM is a research intensive institute that prides itself on cutting edge research techniques.  Research mainly focuses on basic and applied research that will help to explain the aetiology and pathogenesis of common chronic diseases, thus contributing to alleviating morbidity and mortality.

The Institute is organised into Divisions: 

As well as being part of a Division, LICAMM researchers also align themselves with one or more research themes, which reflect the expertise held by members of LICAMM.  This two-pronged approach allows individuals to contribute to research within and across different Divisions / domains.

To read more about LICAMM's research please visit the Research page.

Research-led teaching

Research-led teaching is a core principal underpinning all of the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Student Education activities in LICAMM.

Our mission is to develop and enhance intervention strategies targeted at preventing and/or improving the clinical treatment and management of common chronic diseases through the integration of cutting edge research and high quality education of young researchers.

LICAMM runs BSc Intercalated programmes in Medical Imaging and Cardiovascular Medicine and MSc programmes in:

To read more about the teaching LICAMM staff are involved in please see the Study page.

Professor Mark Kearney is the Director of the Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine.

LICAMM and the Athena SWAN Charter

The University of Leeds is a member of the Athena SWAN (Scientific Women’s Academic Network) Charter and has accepted six key principles to improve gender equality.  LICAMM has an Athena SWAN self-assessment team who have been actively involved in developing the School of Medicine application for Athena SWAN Bronze award.To read more about LICAMM’s involvement please see the ‘About LICAMM’ page.

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2nd International Training School on PET/MRI

We are organising a training school this week in Leeds. If any early stage researchers wishes to attend we would be able to accommodate them for free but need to know in advance.

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