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Marc Dweck

Marc R. Dweck MD, PhD

Professor of Clinical Cardiology, University of Edinburgh; Consultant Cardiologist, Edinburgh Heart Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Dr Marc Dweck is a British Heart Foundation Senior Lecturer and Cardiologist at The Edinburgh Heart Centre, UK, with a clinical interest in cardiac device implantation and imaging of the heart. His main research interests are in the application of multi-modality non-invasive imaging techniques to the study of cardiovascular disease in humans and his training has included fellowships at the Royal Bromtpon Hospital, London, Cedars Sinai Medical Centre Los Angeles and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. In particular Dr Dweck has pioneered the use of 18F-NaF PET/CT to measure disease activity in aortic stenosis and to detect vulnerable high-risk atherosclerotic plaques and has investigated how the left ventricle decompensates in response to pressure overload.

He has published in many of world’s leading general medical and cardiovascular journals and is the recipient of numerous national and international awards including: British Heart Foundation Outstanding Researcher 2015, The Young Investigator Award from the American College of Cardiology (2012 and 2015); The Young Research Worker’s Prize from the Radiology Society of North America (2011); and The William W Parmley Young Author Award from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (2012).