CSANZ 2020

Eike Nagel

Director, Institute for Experimental and Translational Cardiovascular Imaging, Germany

Professor Eike Nagel, MD, PhD, FACC, FESC, MRCR is Director of the Institute for Experimental and Translational Cardiovascular Imaging; DZHK Centre for Cardiovascular Imaging; and Consultant Cardiologist, Consultant Radiologist, at the University Hospital Frankfurt, in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

He is a world-recognised opinion leader in cardiac imaging. For more than 30 years he has been using advanced cardiovascular imaging (magnetic resonance, computed tomography, echocardiography) to diagnose cardiovascular disease and guide therapy. Career steps include the Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland; the German Heart Institute Berlin, Germany and King’s College London, UK. Since 2015 he has headed the new Research Institute for Cardiovascular Imaging at the University Frankfurt where he also leads the Interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Imaging Service of the hospital. Professor Nagel is a well-recognised teacher for advanced cardiovascular imaging and offers regular courses as well as international fellowships.

Professor Nagel has developed stress tests for magnetic resonance imaging, which are now in use worldwide, holds several patents on imaging methods, and has authored more than 330 publications and 30 book chapters. He is Past-President of the Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance and serves on various research committees and editorial boards. His main interest is Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Computed Tomography, specifically for heart failure, ischaemia, viability, myocarditis, cardiomyopathies, left ventricular hypertrophy (athletes, pathologic LVH) and early detection of cardiac abnormalities.

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