Antoniades, Charalambos

Charalambos Antoniades

Oxford, UK

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Acute Vascular Imaging Centre
Deputy Head, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine University of Oxford
Consultant Cardiologist Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Chair-Elect, British Atherosclerosis Society


Charis Antoniades is a full Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Consultant Cardiologist. He was awarded his
PhD title with hons on the genetics of premature myocardial infarction, and during his PhD studies he won multiple
Young Investigator award competitions, including those of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) twice, the ISHR
and others. He has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award of the basic Cardiovascular Science Council of
the European Society of Cardiology in 2016, a National clinical excellence award in 2020 and has given various
named lectures. He is the Head of Acute Vascular Imaging Centre of the University of Oxford, the Deputy Head of the
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and director of the Oxford Academic cardiovascular CT programme (and Oxford
Academic Cardiovascular CT Core Lab). He is also the Chair-Elect of the British Atherosclerosis Society.
His research is focused on the study of the cross-talk between adipose tissue and the cardiovascular system, with
specific interest in the non-invasive imaging of inflammation. He directs the Oxford Heart Vessels and Fat programme,
and coordinates large national flagship programmes (such as the UK C19-CRC) and international multicentre studies
(e.g. ORFAN study). His research has led to the development of novel imaging biomarkers using Computed
Tomography, with major role in cardiovascular risk prognosis.
He is also deputy editor of
Cardiovascular Research, one of the editors of British Journal of Pharmacology and
associate editor of
Hellenic Journal of Cardiology. He has published more than 300 peer review scientific papers in
high impact journals like the Lancet, Science Transl Med, Circulation, JACC, EHJ and others. He is one of the
founders of the Scientists of Tomorrow of the ESC and vice chair in the Marie Curie Fellowships panel of the
European Commission. He is also founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Caristo Diagnostics, a university of Oxford
spinout company.


Tuesday 01 June

Atherosclerosis affecting fat: What can we learn by imaging perivascular adipose tissue?

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