Research Leaders

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  • Clinical fellows

    Dr Kadhim Kadhim


    Dr Mehrdad Emami


    Dr Ricardo Mishima


    Dr Varun Malik


    Dr Catherine O'Shea


    Dr Christopher Wong


    Dr Jonathan Ariyaratnam


    Dr John Fitzgerald

  • Current PhD students

    The Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders has multiple PhD students undertaking projects across a diversity of topics.

    John Fitzgerald

    Topic: Evaluating risk factor modification on the occurrence of major cardiovascular events in patients with embolic stroke

    Supervisors: Prof P Sanders, Dr C Gallagher


    Jonathan Ariyaratnam

    Topic: Atrial fibrillation and heart failure: Reduced and preserved ejection fraction

    Supervisors: Prof P Sanders, Dr A Elliott, Dr C Gallagher


    Jean Jacques Noubiap Nzeale

    Topic: The determinants of outcomes of cardioversion and ablation therapies in patients with atrial fibrillation

    Supervisors: Prof P Sanders, Dr M Middeldorp, Dr G Thomas


    Bradley Pitman

    Topic: Comprehensive Evaluation of Clinical Care: In Patients with Cardiac Implanted Electronic Devices and Arrhythmias: Action towards Improved Workflow and Outcomes

    Supervisors: Assoc Prof D Lau, Prof P Sanders, Dr C Wong


    Catherine O'Shea

    Topic: Remote monitoring of cardiac implanted devices

    Supervisors: Prof P Sanders, Prof J Hendriks, Dr M Middeldorp


    Varun Malik 

    Topic: Autonomic Function in Atrial Fibrillation

    Supervisors: Prof P Sanders, Assoc Prof D Lau, Dr L Arnolda


    Ricardo Mishima

    Topic: Physical activity in heart rhythm disorders

    Supervisors: Dr A Elliott, Prof P Sanders, Dr R Mahajan


    Mehrdad Emami

    Topic: Assessing the Relationship between Atrial Cardiomyopathy, Atrial Fibrillation Buren and Stroke

    Supervisors: Prof P Sanders, Assoc Prof D Lau, Prof J Hendriks


    Kadhim Kadhim

    Topic: Upstream Therapy for Obesity and Atrial Fibrillation

    Supervisors: Prof P Sanders, Assoc Prof D Lau, Assoc Prof D Linz


    Laura Nath

    Topic: Atrial fibrillation in the equine model

    Supervisors: Dr A Elliott, Prof A LeGerche, Dr S Franklin


    Anand Thiyagarajah

    Topic: Posterior left atrial pulmonary vein isolation

    Supervisors: Prof P Sanders, Assoc Prof D Lau, Dr R Mahajan


    Thira Rattanakosit

    Topic: Temperature models in ablation

    Supervisors: Assoc Prof D Lau, Dr R Mahajan


    Michael Stokes

    Topic: Effects of an Intentional Weight Loss and Prescribed Exercise Program on Outcomes in Obese Patients With Heart Failure

    Supervisors: Prof P Sanders, Assoc Prof D Lau, Prof D Kaye


    Darius Chapman

    Topic: Activation mapping and characterisation of the mechanisms of persistent Atrial Fibrillation in humans

    Supervisors: Prof P Sanders, Assoc Prof D Lau


  • Research staff

    The Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders runs numerous clinical studies. These studies are overseen by our group of clinical trials coordinators.

    Alycia Lawton

    Clinical Trials Coordinator 


    Ellen Lyrtzis

    Clinical Trials Coordinator  


    Jun Lin

    Clinical Trials Coordinator 


    Caitlin Wynn

    Clinical Trials Coordinator 


    Danielle Wlochowicz

    Clinical Trials Coordinator 


     

  • Scientific officers

    Judith Harrington

    EP Nurse Manager


    Lauren Wilson 

    EP Technical Manager


    Olivia McNamee

    Senior Cardiac Sonographer


    Alice Rainsford

    Senior Cardiac Sonographer


    Lauren Ruiz

    Senior Cardiac Sonographer


    Elena Pancewicz

    Senior Cardiac Sonographer


     

  • Administrators

    Rebecca Leinonen

    Executive Assistant for Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders

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