Getting to the heart of the matter: The winning entries of heart imagery competition 'Reflections of Research' revealed
'Killer Cholesterol': These are immune cells – called foam cells – and are present in arteries of people with atherosclerosis. The white specks show cholesterol captured within the foam cells. This cholesterol can be altered by the cells to produce damaging effects which can lead to heart attacks and strokes.
Dr Yichuan Wen and Dr David Leake, University of Reading