Roxy Senior

Professor of Clinical Cardiology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, United Kingdom

Roxy Senior is an internationally recognised authority in Echocardiography. He is the Professor of Clinical Cardiology at the Imperial College London and Director of Echocardiography at the Royal Brompton Hospital London,UK.He is also the Director of Cardiac Research at the Northwick Park Hospital,Harrow,UK. He has led 3 large multicentre trials in myocardial contrast Echocardiography which were instrumental in this technique being in Guidelines in both Europe and USA.He is also instrumental in popularising stress Echo through major publications and is regarded as an International authority on this technique.He is one of th first to show the cost-effectiveness of portable echo for screening for heart failure in the community.At present he is leading a large multicentre trial in UK funded by   NHLBI USA through NYU and instrumental in making UK the third largest country to contribute to this trial which is likely to change the way pts with CAD is mananged.He has recently been awarded grant by the British Heart Foundation to develop High Frame rate Contrast Echocardiography.

He graduated from the University of Calcutta in 1980, obtained his MD in Medicine in 1983,followed by DM in Cardiology in 1987 from the same University.He migrated to UK in 1989 and obtained his MRCP in 1989 and FRCP in 1999 from the Royal College of Physicians London.He received the best abstract from UK at the International Congress of Nuclear Cardiology.He was the Core-Lab lead for MRC funded study called “HEART” by John Cleland,Hull.UK..He was awarded the”Edler Lecture” Award by the University of Lund,Sweden for pioneering work in Echocardiography in 2007.

Over the course of his research career(1995-till date) he has attracted more than 10 million GBP in funding. Prof Senior has published >350 peer-reviewed manuscripts with an h-index of 51 . Of these, he is senior author > 50%. He has published in leading journals with publications in Lancet(n=1), Circulation [n=8], Journal of the American College of Cardiology [n=11], and European Heart Journal [n=21]. He has also written book chapters (n=12) relating to this area.He was also invited to write a major chapter on “Echocardiography in Chronic Coronary Artery Disease” in Braunwald’s book on Coronary Artery Disease published in 2017.

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