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Institute of Bioengineering


William Harvey Research Institute

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The William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI) at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry is a vibrant, fully integrated Pharmacological Institute amongst the top 20 in the World located at the picturesque Charterhouse Square campus of QMUL. We lead cutting-edge translational Discovery Science and Experimental Medicine research. The WHRI was founded in 1986 by Sir John Vane FRS, who won the Nobel Prize for discovering how aspirin works and identifying prostacyclin, which is now used to treat pulmonary hypertension. We have retained John Vane’s ethos and nowadays focus upon discovering basic pathogenic mechanisms and use these to drive therapeutic innovation in cardiovascular, inflammation and endocrine diseases.