Mr. Marc Lynch

Marc Lynch

Marc is a BHF funded PhD student whose research focuses on applying the latest analytical techniques to explore the space outside of our cells (the extracellular matrix or ECM) in different vascular tissues. ECM proteins have been shown to be involved in many diseases that affect our blood vessels. Evidence suggests that long-term alterations to the ECM plays a critical step in the progression of these disorders. Therefore, it is important to characterize the changes that occur in diseased vessels and uncover the underlying mechanisms of disease. Ultimately these developments may lead to the discovery of novel prognostic and diagnostic markers while elucidating potential therapeutic targets.

Marc received his MBiomedSci from the University of Ulster (Northern Ireland) in 2014; in which time he spent 1 year as a research scholar in Prof. Loren Field’s lab, Indianapolis, U.S.A. After returning to the UK, Marc joined King’s College London and is in his second year of a 4-year BHF MRes/PhD.



2010-2014M.Biomed.Sci, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland
2014-2018MRes/PhD student, Cardiovascular Division,
King’s College London, London, UK


Previous Appointment

2013-2014Research Scholar, Riley heart research centre,
IUPUI school of medicine, Indianapolis, USA



1 Mayer L, Pechlaner R, Barallobre-Barreiro J, Boehme C, Toell T, Lynch M, Yin X, Willeit J, Gizewski ER, Perco P, Ratzinger G, Kiechl S, Mayr M, Knoflach M. Extracellular matrix protein signature of recurrent spontaneous cervical artery dissection. Neurology. 2020 95(15) : e2047-55. [Full Text] [PubMed] [DOI]

2 Barwari T, Eminaga S, Mayr U, Lu R, Armstrong PC, Chan MV, Sahraei M, Fernández-Fuertes M, Moreau T, Barallobre-Barreiro J, Lynch M, Yin X, Schulte C, Baig F, Pechlaner R, Langley SR, Zampetaki A, Santer P, Weger M, Plasenzotti R, Schosserer M, Grillari J, Kiechl S, Willeit J, Shah AM, Ghevaert C, Warner TD, Fernández-Hernando C, Suárez Y, Mayr M. Inhibition of profibrotic microRNA-21 affects platelets and their releasate. JCI Insight. 2018 3 : e123335. [Full Text] [PubMed] [DOI]

3 Fava M, Barallobre-Barreiro J, Mayr U, Lu R, Didangelos A, Baig F, Lynch M, Catibog N, Joshi A, Barwari T, Yin X, Jahangiri M, Mayr M. Role of ADAMTS (A Disintegrin and Metalloproteinase With Thrombospondin Motifs)-5 in Aortic Dilatation and Extracellular Matrix Remodeling. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2018 38 : 1537-1548. [Full Text] [PubMed] [DOI]

4 Suna G, Wojakowski W, Lynch M, Barallobre-Barreiro J, Yin X, Mayr U, Baig F, Lu R, Fava M, Hayward R, Molenaar C, White SJ, Roleder T, Milewski K, Gasior P, Buszman PP, Buszman PE, Jahangiri M, Shanahan C, Hill JM, Mayr M. Extracellular Matrix Proteomics Reveals Interplay of Aggrecan and Aggrecanases in Vascular Remodeling of Stented Coronary Arteries. Circulation. 2018 137 : 166-183. [Full Text] [PubMed] [DOI]

5 Barallobre-Barreiro J, Lynch M, Yin X, Mayr M. Systems Biology - Opportunities and Challenges: The Application of Proteomics to Study the Cardiovascular Extracellular Matrix. Cardiovasc Res. 2016 112 : 626-636. [Full Text] [PubMed] [DOI]

6 Barallobre-Barreiro J, Oklu R, Lynch M, Fava M, Baig F, Yin X, Barwari T, Potier D, Albadawi H, Jahangiri M, Porter K, Watkins M, Misra S, Stoughton J, Mayr M. Extracellular Matrix Remodeling in Response to Venous Hypertension: Proteomics of Human Varicose Veins. Cardiovasc Res. 2016 110 : 419-430. [Full Text] [PubMed] [DOI]

7 Lynch M, Barallobre-Barreiro J, Jahangiri M, Mayr M. Vascular proteomics in metabolic and cardiovascular diseases. J Intern Med. 2016 280 : 325-338. [Full Text] [PubMed] [DOI]

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