Meet the Researchers

We'll be donating 80% of the net proceeds from our London House Draw to the British Heart Foundation to support their life saving research to prevent, diagnose, treat and cure heart and circulatory diseases. Let’s meet some of the researchers who you’ll be supporting when you enter the Omaze Million Pound House Draw.


Alex Swan, PhD student at Imperial College London

Alex Swan and the team at Imperial College London are exploring popeye proteins, found in heart and muscle cells. They’re looking to understand what role the proteins play in heart and circulatory diseases, such as heart failure.

British Heart Foundation researcher

BHF Professor Hugh Watkins, University of Oxford

BHF Professor Hugh Watkins and team at the University of Oxford are working to better understand a silent killer called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. His team is making huge strides and have just discovered a genetic fault that causes the disease.


Dr Suchita Nadkarni, Queen Mary University London

Dr Suchita Nadkarni and team at Queen Mary University London are looking to better understand pre-eclampsia and its connection to a mother’s risk of heart disease later in life.

BHF researcher looking down microscope 

Dr Lowri Thomas, Cardiff University

Dr Lowri Thomas and her team at Cardiff University are studying the processes that control how heart muscle cells contract during each heartbeat and what goes wrong in abnormal heart rhythms.

Researcher from the BHF


Professor Marc Dweck, University of Edinburgh

Dr Marc Dweck and team at the University of Edinburgh are using imaging techniques to assess whether two known drugs can be used to treat people with aortic stenosis - a condition where a major heart valve stiffens and narrows.

Enter the Omaze Million Pound House Draw today and you can help beat heartbreak forever. Plus, this February, we’re helping the BHF to celebrate National Heart Month. That’s why when you enter our London House Draw in February 2021, not only will you have the chance to win a luxurious London townhouse worth Three Million Pounds, you’ll also be entered into our Heart Month Giveaway for your chance to win £2,500 in cash. And that’s not all! If you win, we’ll match your cash prize with an extra £2,500 donation to the BHF in your name. So what are you waiting for? Don’t delay. Enter now