Position: Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Location: Oxford, UK
Barbara Casadei is a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust where she leads the Cardiovascular Theme of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre and is Steering Committee Member of the Oxford BHF Centre for Research Excellence.
Professor Casadei graduated in Medicine at University of Pavia, Italy (cum Laude & Medaglia Teresiana), moved to Oxford in 1989 to undertake her clinical and research training and was awarded a DPhil in Cardiovascular Medicine (Pembroke College) in 1995. She is a Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences and the Immediate Past President (2020-22) of the European Society of Cardiology.
Professor Casadei provides a clinical service at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust’s John Radcliffe Hospital and leads a bench-to-bedside translational research programme, which spans from bench-based investigation in human tissue and cells to clinical trials with a focus on atrial fibrillation.