Angela is our head of BioResource and Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences and Scientific Director at the NIHR Exeter Clinical Research Facility.

Angela’s current work, which is funded by the British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK, European Union IMI JU and NIHR, investigates novel approaches to the identification of early vascular complications and patient stratification for cardiovascular risk. As the Interim Vice Dean for Research and previously the Director for the Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, she played a central role in the research success of the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, driving the research strategy, the appointment of new staff and the development of state of the art facilities. She also led the last three successful RAE submissions.

Angela is committed to interdisciplinary research and was instrumental in the establishment of the University of Exeter Science Strategy Theme “Translational Medicine, Personalised Medicine and Public Health” to drive forward this approach. She is actively involved in Microcirculation research worldwide. She was Treasurer of the European Society for Microcirculation, and represents Europe on the International Liaison Committee.