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Vijay Kunadian

Professor of Interventional Cardiology

Newcastle University, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK


Prof Vijay Kunadian is Personal Chair and Professor of Interventional Cardiology at Newcastle University. 

Prof Kunadian completed all her cardiology training in the North East of England. She undertook an international academic fellowship in cardiology at the TIMI/PERFUSE Study group, Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston MA.

Prof Kunadian has an international reputation in interventional cardiology and cardiovascular research, making her a sought-after and respected speaker at prominent national and international meetings. She has championed diversity in her specialty as a role model; only 5% of interventional cardiologist are female in the UK, <1% are clinical academics.



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TAVI Head-To-Head: Design, Data and Directions for Clinical Practice
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  • Recall TAVI SMART trial data and the implications on clinical practice
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Individualising Antithrombotic Strategies for Established CAD
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  • Summarise current guidance for choosing antithrombotic therapy in established CAD
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