Funding medical research into the causes and prevention of young sudden cardiac death. The CRY research programme is led by Professor Sanjay Sharma at St George’s Hospital, London; and it brings together expertise in cardiac screening, sports cardiology, inherited cardiovascular conditions and cardiac pathology. CRY research has developed internationally recognised guidelines for cardiac screening and diagnostics. CRY’s young sudden cardiac death research is widely published, a list with links of all of CRY’s research can be found here.
CRY’s International Medical Conference
The aim of the conference is to draw together experts in the fields of sports cardiology, inherited cardiac diseases and young sudden cardiac death. Speakers present contemporary topics and developments in their respective fields. Past presentations can be viewed on the CRY website and are part of the EACPR courses hosted on the European Society of Cardiology e-learning platform (ESCeL).
CRY Research Fellows
CRY funds medical research through Research Fellowship Grants. These grants cover a range of research areas, from fast-track screening to pathology after a death. The Fellows play a key role in the CRY screening programme as well as supporting families and individuals referred to the CRY Centre for Inherited Cardiovascular Conditions and Sports Cardiology.