Last night was a truly special evening and very proud moment for all the Wardle Family as Alex received a posthumous honorary degree from University of Portsmouth. Alex was a dedicated and enthusiastic medical student. Having already completed a degree in Biomedical Sciences at University of West of England he went on to continue his […]
The Alex Wardle Foundation Fund was set up in memory of Alex Wardle, who passed away in March 2016 from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS). Every week in the UK, at least 12 young people die of undiagnosed heart conditions (www.c-r-y.org.uk). SADS is caused by a disturbance in the heart’s rhythm, of which there are many causes, despite the person not having any physical heart disease. Alex was a medical student, working in research, and we want to continue his legacy by helping to further understand SADS and prevent deaths from the condition. The charity was set up by Alex’s family and close friends with this goal in mind.