CSANZ 2019

Michael A. Gatzoulis

Clinical Lead for ACHD, Royal Brompton Hospital & National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK

Michael A. Gatzoulis, MD, PhD, is the Academic Head of the Congenital Heart Centre and National Centre for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) and the Clinical Lead for ACHD at the Royal Brompton Hospital and the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College, London. Professor Gatzoulis, a graduate of the Aristotle University Medical School of Thessaloniki, Greece trained in London, England and Toronto, Canada. He returned to London in 1999, following the retirement of his predecessor Professor Jane Somerville, to run and expand one of the world’s largest clinical and training programmes in GUCH or ACHD. Professor Gatzoulis has published extensively (more than 350 peer-reviewed contributions, including papers in the NEJM, Lancet, EHJ and Circulation) and edited/co-edited 10 textbooks including the leading title in this growing cardiovascular field “Diagnosis and Management of Adult Congenital Heart Disease”, now in its 3rd Edition and the 40th Edition of the iconic Grays Anatomy. Professor Gatzoulis’s research focus has been on mechanisms and prevention of heart failure and sudden cardiac death in CHD and the treatment of PAH.

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