CSANZ 2020

Andrew Redington

Executive Co-Director, Heart Institute, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, USA

Dr Redington graduated from the University of London in 1981. He obtained his MRCP (UK) in Internal Medicine in 1984. In 1986 he was awarded a British Heart Foundation Research Scholarship and subsequently received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1988 (UK). He was appointed Consultant Pediatric Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London in 1990, became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 1994, and became a full professor in the University of London in 1995. In 1998, he transferred his clinical practice and research team to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. He moved to Canada in August 2001, to take the position of Head of Cardiology at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. In 2014, after 13 years as Head of Cardiology at Sickkids, he moved to Cincinnati to take on the role as Executive Co-Director of the Heart Institute and Chief of Pediatric Cardiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

Dr Redington is the holder of the Kindervelt-Samuel Kaplan Chair of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Research at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He has a long history of translational and clinical research and has published over 400 peer-reviewed papers in the field of cardiology and critical care. He has mentored many researchers, many of whom have gone on to successful independent research careers and leadership positions. His research in children concentrates on the origins, assessment and modification of ischemia-reperfusion injury, right-left heart interactions, and multi-organ dysfunction after cardiac surgery.

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