On 3rd of December 1967 the first human heart transplant was performed in South Africa by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky. Barnard transplanted the heart of accident victim Denise Darvall into the chest of 54-year-old Louis […]
The grant is available for new and effective projects working with adults to promote healthy hearts, with the aim to reduce the risk of heart disease in the local community.
“It’s a vital area of study with the potential to really benefit patients who’ve received hip transplants, it could go a long way to changing the outcomes. We’re very grateful to Heart Research UK for allowing us to undertake this research.”
The far-reaching inquiry is the first of its kind in Scotland into AF.