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Metin Avkiran

Professor of Molecular Cardiology at King's College London and Medical Director at BHF

Professor Avkiran obtained his BSc Hons in Pharmacology (1983) and PhD in Cardiovascular Pharmacology (1987) from the University of Bath. In 2002, he was awarded a DSc by the same University, in recognition of his published research on the cardiac Na+/H+ exchanger.

Professor Avkiran was appointed as Associate Medical Director for Research at the BHF.

He works as Professor of Molecular Cardiology at King’s College London and currently serves on the Executive Committee of the International Society for Heart Research (ISHR).

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See also: Institute British Heart Foundation (BHF) - Charity organization researching heart and circulatory diseases

Metin Avkiran News

Reversing heart damage with zombie cell-killing drug

British Heart Foundation (BHF) - 14-Dec-2020

Senescence killing drug in mice might unveil new heart attack treatments