Ajay Shah

Ajay Shah


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Research interests

Human and experimental cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology; NADPH oxidases and redox signalling; left ventricular hypertrophy; heart failure; endothelial dysfunction

Research interests (short)

endothelial dysfunction; oxidative stress; cardiac hypertrophy; heart failure

Biographical details

Clinical Experience

Fully trained and accredited in Cardiovascular Medicine and General Internal Medicine. Extensive experience in clinical adult invasive and non-invasive cardiology, including emergency cardiology, percutaneous coronary intervention, acute coronary care and heart failure. Extensive experience of invasive haemodynamics including left ventricular pressure-volume analyses, assessment of diastolic function and measurement of coronary flow and pressure.

Biographical details

Teaching Experience

Extensive experience of teaching medical students and clinical trainees in Cardiology.

Established the King’s College London Integrated Academic F1/F2 Foundation training programme (2005-6) 

Extensive experience in PhD student supervision (23 completed theses as first supervisor). 

Director of BHF 4-year PhD studentship programme at King’s College London (2004 - ) 

Director of BHF 3-year Interdisciplinary PhD studentship programme at King’s College London (2008-)

Co-Director of Joint PhD programme between the King’s BHF Centre of Excellence and the University of Goettingen Hear Centre (2013-)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Medicine, University of Wales

Award Date: 1 Jan 1989

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Wales

Award Date: 1 Jan 1982


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