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Cambridge Stem Cell Institute


Dr Richard Tyser


Laboratory: Cambridge Stem Cell Institute, Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre



Richard’s research focuses on the emergence of form and function during early heart development. He did his undergraduate degree at the University of Manchester, undertaking a placement year at the University of Nevada, Reno (USA) investigating cAMP signalling in cardiomyocytes with Professor Robert Harvey. He received his PhD in Cardiovascular Medicine from University College London in 2016, having completed a British Heart Foundation 4 year PhD Programme with Professor Paul Riley and Professor Sean Davidson, investigating how the onset of cardiac function influences subsequent heart development. After his PhD, he took up a post-doctoral position with Professor Shankar Srinivas at the University of Oxford, as part of Wellcome Trust funded consortium studying gastrulation. In 2018, he was awarded a British Heart Foundation Immediate Basic Research Fellowship to study how the first heartbeat is initiated.


Key Publications 


The Tyser Group

Tyser Group members:

Zoe Colucci
Noémie Combémorel
Steven Luo
Emma Moth
Yentel Mateo Otero
Julius Schmiegelow