Publications



Effects of inaccuracies in arterial path length measurement on differences in MRI and tonometry measured pulse wave velocity.
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 2017 May 10;17(1):118. Epub 2017 May 10.
Division of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Medical Research Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK.


Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Burden Is Increased in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Stroke 2016 Nov 4;47(11):2722-2728. Epub 2016 Oct 4.
From the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (S.J.W., M.E.B., C.L.J., G.B., I.F.H., E.S., D.H., J.M.W.) and Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine (S.H.R.), University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Department of Rheumatology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (E.N.A.); and Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine, University of Dundee, United Kingdom (S.T., J.F.F.B.).




Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation Improves Walking Performance in Patients With Intermittent Claudication.
J Cardiovasc Nurs 2016 Jul-Aug;31(4):323-30
Chris Seenan, PhD Lecturer in Physiotherapy, School of Health and Life Sciences, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, United Kingdom.Steve McSwiggan, PhD Senior Clinical Trials Manager, Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom.Patricia A. Roche, PhD Honorary Lecturer, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.Chee-Wee Tan, PhD Lecturer in Physiotherapy, School of Health, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.Tom Mercer, PhD Professor of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation, School of Health, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.Jill J. F. Belch, PhD Dean of Research and NHS Tayside R&D Director, Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom.


Elevated Plasma Levels of MMP-12 Are Associated With Atherosclerotic Burden and Symptomatic Cardiovascular Disease in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes.
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2015 Jul 7;35(7):1723-31. Epub 2015 May 7.
From the Department of Clinical Sciences Malmö, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden (I.G., E.B., A.E., P.D., G.N.F., H.B., G.Ö., M.P., J.N.); Medical Research Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK (H.M.C., F.K., H.C.L., F.A., J.B.); Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, Diabetes and Vascular Medicine, NIHR Exeter Clinical Research Facility and University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter, UK (A.C.S., K.A., F.C., K.G., D.S.); Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine (A.N., S.P., E.V.) and Department of Surgical, Medical, Molecular and Critical Area Pathology (C.P., M.K.), University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; and AstraZeneca, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases, Mölndal, Sweden (L.-M.G., V.S.).

An important role for A20-binding inhibitor of nuclear factor-kB-1 (ABIN1) in inflammation-mediated endothelial dysfunction: an in vivo study in ABIN1 (D485N) mice.
Arthritis Res Ther 2015 Feb 4;17:22. Epub 2015 Feb 4.
Vascular and Inflammatory Diseases Research Unit, Medical Research Institute, Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK.


Association between vitamin D status and markers of vascular health in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encephalomyelitis (CFS/ME).
Int J Cardiol 2014 Jun 2;174(1):139-40. Epub 2014 Apr 2.
Vascular and Inflammatory Diseases Research Unit, Division of Cardiovascular & Diabetes Medicine, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK. Electronic address:

Common carotid intima media thickness and ankle-brachial pressure index correlate with local but not global atheroma burden: a cross sectional study using whole body magnetic resonance angiography.
PLoS One 2014 16;9(6):e99190. Epub 2014 Jun 16.
Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine, Medical Research Institute, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom; NHS Tayside Clinical Radiology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, United Kingdom.



A feasibility study of a personalised lifestyle programme (HealthForce) for individuals who have participated in cardiovascular risk screening.
Prev Med 2011 May 17;52(5):387-9. Epub 2011 Mar 17.
Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, Division of Clinical and Population Sciences and Education, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK.



Clinical improvement in rheumatoid arthritis is associated with healthier microvascular function in patients who respond to antirheumatic therapy.
J Rheumatol 2010 Mar 15;37(3):521-8. Epub 2010 Jan 15.
Vascular and Inflammatory Diseases Research Unit, Centre for Cardiovascular and Lung Biology, Division of Medical Sciences, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY, Scotland.




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