Thursday 27 June 2019, 13:00
Room 217 (plenary room)
Dutch Heart Foundation Lecture
Barbara Casadei is a British Heart Foundation(BHF) Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Oxford. She is the Lead of the Myocardial Theme of the Oxford BHF Centre of Excellenceand of the Cardiovascular Theme of the National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre.
Professor Casadeigraduated in Medicine (cum Laude & Gold Medal) at the University of Pavia, Italy and moved to Oxford in 1989 to undertake her clinical and research training. She was awarded the Joan and Richard Doll Fellowshipat Green College in 1991, a DPhil in Cardiovascular Medicine in 1995, and a BHF Senior Research Fellowshipin 2001.
Professor Casadeiis a Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciencesand the current Presidentof the European Society of Cardiology (ESC).
Professor Casadei provides a clinical service at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust’s John Radcliffe Hospital and leads a bench-to-bedside translational research programme, which spans from clinical trials to bench-based investigation in human tissue and cells with a focus on atrial fibrillation.