Michael Frenneaux

Professor

  • MED UEA

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Personal profile

Key Research Interests and Expertise

I am a translational integrated cardiovascular physiologist. My major areas of interest are:

  • cardiac energetic impairment and the role of novel therapies targeting this energetic impairment in heart muscle diseases

  • ventriculo-ventricular and ventriculo-vascular interaction as well as their role in cardiac dysfunction in the failing heart

  • the epidemiology, pathophysiology and therapy of Heart Failure with Preserved Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction

Career

  • January 2015-present, Head of Norwich Medical School
  • 2004-2009, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Aberdeen

  • 1996-2004, British Heart Foundation Sir Thomas Lewis Chair of Cardiology, University of Wales College of Medicine

  • 1994, promoted to Professor of Medicine, University of Queensland and Deputy Director of Medicine, whilst continuing as Director of Cardiology, Royal Brisbane Hospital

  • 1991, appointed Clinical Director of Cardiology, Royal Brisbane Hospital and Senior Lecturer in Cardiology, University of Queensland

  • 1988-1991, Consultant Cardiologist, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • 1991, MD on abnormal vascular control mechanisms in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and their relationship to sudden cardiac death

  • Trained in Cardiology, Edinburgh, Hammersmith and St George’s Hospitals, London

  • Senior House Officer posts at Hammersmith and Brompton Hospitals as well as National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square, London

  • House Officer posts at Westminster Hospital

  • Pre-clinical studies at King’s College, London and clinical studies at Westminster Medical School, qualifying in 1980; awarded the University of London Gold Medal

 

Professional Qualifications:

  • MB BS (Hons), London University 1980 and University Gold Medallist
  • MD University of London, 1991
  • MRCP (UK), 1983
  • FRACP, 1987
  • FRCP, London 1998, Edinburgh 2009
  • Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology, 1993
  • Fellowship of the European Society of Cardiology, 1998
  • Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences, 2008

Administrative Posts

  • Head of School, 2015-present
  • Member of the BHF Chair and Programme Grants Committee, Academy of Medical Sciences Starter Grants Panel (and previously, sectional committee for award of Fellowships)

  • Previous member of the MRC Population and Systems Medicine Board and current member of the MRC Oversight Group of the UK Dementia Platform

  • Medical Schools Council representative on the Clinical Staff Advisory Group of the University and College Employers Association

  • Cardiovascular Editor, Journal of Physiology

Professional Activities

  • Member of the BHF Chair and Programme Grants Committee, Academy of Medical Sciences Starter Grants Panel (and previously, sectional committee for award of Fellowships)

  • Previous member of the MRC Population and Systems Medicine Board and current member of the MRC Oversight Group of the UK Dementia Platform

  • Medical Schools Council representative on the Clinical Staff Advisory Group of the University and College Employers Association

  • Cardiovascular Editor, Journal of Physiology

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