CRY’s first Family Research Day

CRY’s research program is changing the way we understand, diagnose and manage conditions that can cause young sudden cardiac death (YSCD)


Update Magazine Issue 78

CRY Update 78 reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2019. In March we announced two new additions to our group of CRY Ambassadors: England and GB international hockey player James Gall and artist Katy Jade Dobson. You can read about James and Katy and why they decided to support CRY […]


University Principal runs London Marathon on behalf of CRY

The 39th London Marathon took place on Sunday 28th April with a record number of entrants – including the Principal of St George’s, University of London, Professor Jenny Higham. Prof Higham decided to run her first-ever marathon this year in support of Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). Prof Higham said “It’s something I’ve always […]


Exercise recommendations in patients with valvular heart disease

Gati S, Malhotra A, Sharma S Exercise recommendations in patients with valvular disease BMJ Heart, January 2019 {Abstract} Valvular heart disease affects approximately 3% of young individuals, many of whom aspire to partake in competitive sport or high intensity recreational exercise. Although reports on the natural history of valvular heart disease in athletes are sparse, […]


Young sudden cardiac deaths remain a hidden killer

You Magazine, 3rd March 2019 At least 620 young people aged 35 or under die in the UK every year as a result of an undiagnosed heart condition. Screenings are an important measure in saving these lives and preventing these tragic deaths. Read more.


Sudden death and left ventricular in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Miles C, Finocchiaro G, Papadakis M, Gray B, Westaby J, Ensam B, Basu J, Parry-Williams G, Papatheodorou E, Paterson C, Malhotra A, Robertus JL, Ware JS, Cook SA, Asimaki A, Witney A, Chis Ster I, Tome M, Sharma S, Behr ER, Sheppard MN Sudden death and left ventricular in arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy American Heart Association Journal, […]


Anomalous Coronary Artery Origin and Sudden Cardiac Death

Gherardo Finocchiaro, MD, Elijah R. Behr, MA, MBBS, Gaia Tanzarella, MD, Michael Papadakis, MBBS, MD, Aneil Malhotra, BSC, MBCHB, PHD, Harshil Dhutia, BSC, MBBS, Chris Miles, MBBS, Igor Diemberger, MD, PHD, Sanjay Sharma, BSC, MBCHB, MD, Mary N. Sheppard, MBBCH, BAO, BSC, MDc This study sought to describe the clinical and pathological features of anomalous […]


CRY Parliamentary Reception 2018

“This has been another incredible year for CRY,” said CRY Chairman Hugh Mulcahey at our 17th annual Parliamentary Reception in the House of Commons Terrace Pavilion. It’s the only way to describe 2018 after CRY’s developments in all key areas, from screening more young people than ever to publishing more impactful research. “I believe this […]


Update Magazine Issue 76

Read Update 76 here CRY Update 76 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2018. We had plenty of highlights in all areas through the summer. CRY’s research continues to make an impact, including Dr Aneil Malhotra’s paper on the incidence and causes of young sudden cardiac death in adolescent footballers, […]


CRY marks 50th screening in Wales with over 4,500 young people tested

On Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October 2018 around 200 local young people will be screened by CRY thanks to a large donation awarded by Councillor Doug Williams (Glyncoch Ward) generated through fundraising during his year as Mayor of Rhondda Cynon Taf. Around £14,000 was generously donated to CRY from Cllr Williams – funding these […]