Professor Prash Sanders

Professor Prash Sanders
 Position Director - Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders
 Org Unit Adelaide Medical School
 Telephone +61 8 8222 2723
 Location Floor/Room 5 ,  RAH - McEwin Bldg Department of Cardiology ,   Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Biography/ Background

    Professor Sanders is a clinical academic based at the University of Adelaide, Royal Adelaide Hospital and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. He is the Director of the Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders at the University of Adelaide; Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing at the Royal Adelaide Hospital; and the Group Leader for Heart Rhythm Disorders at SAHMRI.

    He graduated from the University of Adelaide with Honours, awarded several prizes and named on the Dean’s list for academic merit. He trained as a Cardiologist was at the Royal Adelaide Hospital before sub-specialising in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. His doctoral studies at the University of Melbourne were under the mentorship of Professor Jonathan Kalman. His postdoctoral studies were with the team of Professor Michel Haissaguerre at the Hôpital Cardiologique du Haut-Lévêque and Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux II, Bordeaux, France.

    In 2005 he moved back to Adelaide and has established a formidable team of clinicians and researchers who span the spectrum of research into heart rhythm disorders; ranging from computer modelling of cardiac arrhythmias, cellular electrophysiology, small and large animal models of disease to evaluate arrhythmia mechanisms, clinical mechanistic, outcome and more recently population-based studies. The group has an established clinical trials program and is involved in development of novel technologies.

  • Awards & Achievements

    Recent Award 

    1. National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia Achievement Award. Highest Ranked Practitioner Fellowship 2013.

    2. Scopus Young Australian Medical & Medical Sciences Researcher of the Year 2010.

    Recent Achievements by the Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders (2014-2015)

    1. Dr. Rajeev K. Pathak, Late-breaking clinical trial presentation at the American College of Cardiology.

    2. Dr. Shivshankar Thanigaimani, Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence.

    3. Dr. Rajiv Mahajan, Eric N. Prystowsky Fellows Clinical Research Award, Heart Rhythm Society.

    4. Dr. Rajiv Mahajan, Doctoral Research Medal from the University of Adelaide.

    5. Dr Jeroen Hendriks appointed to the Derek Frewin Lectureship

    6. Dr. Geetanjali Rangnekar, PhD Awarded.

    7. Dr. Muayad Alasady, PhD Awarded.

    8. Dr. Shivshankar Thanigaimani, PhD Awarded.

    9. Dr Carlee Schulz, Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence.

    10. Dr Carlee Schulz, PhD Awarded.

    11. Dr Rajiv Mahajan, Leo J. Mahar Lectureship, University of Adelaide.

    12. Ms. Geetanjali Rangnekar, Best Poster Presentation Award, ASMR Scientific Meeting.

    13. Dr Rajiv Mahajan, Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence.

    14. Dr Rajiv Mahajan, PhD Awarded.

    15. Mr Darius Chapman, Finalist for the Affiliate Prize, Annual Scientific Sessions of the Heart Rhythm Society.

    16. Ms. Lauren Wilson, Finalist for the Affiliate Prize, Annual Scientific Sessions of the Heart Rhythm Society.

    17. Dr Rajeev Pathak, Eric Prystowshy Clinical Research Award, Annual Scientific Sessions of the Heart Rhythm Society.

  • Publications

    Professor Sanders has published more than 450 peer-reviewed publications with >29000 citations and an H index of 82. For a review of publication history:

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Entry last updated: Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018

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