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UPDATE: We are delighted to announce that EPSRC have funded our CDT for five more years under the new name EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Intelligent Integrated Imaging in Healthcare (i4health).

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Prof Alun Hughes

UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science

Cardiometabolic Phenotyping Group, Floor 4
170 Tottenham Court Road


Alun Hughes is Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology and Pharmacology, UCL and a visiting professor at Imperial College London and the University of Aarhus, Denmark. His work focuses on the structure and function of the cardiovascular system in health and disease. He is particularly interested in applying novel imaging, modelling and computational methods for the assessment of haemodynamics and cardiovascular function in man and scaling up these approaches for use in large scale clinical trials and epidemiological studies. He is currently principal or co-investigator in several large studies, including the Southall and Brent Revisited (SABRE) study, REducing With MetfOrmin Vascular Adverse Lesions in Type 1 Diabetes (REMOVAL) Trial, the Lifelong Health & Ageing: National Survey of Health and Development, the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) and the Ancestry and biological Informative Markers for stratification of Hypertension (AIM HY) study.

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