Scientific advisory board

PlaqueTec’s scientific advisory board comprises a number of internationally recognised cardiovascular scientists and physicians.

Juan Carlos Kaski, MD, DM (Hons), DSc, FRCP, FACC, FESC

Juan-Carlos Kaski is Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences and Head of the Cardiovascular Sciences Research Centre at St George’s, University of London.  He is also Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the St George’s Healthcare Trust and Chairman of the European registry on angina and of the SIESTA consortia, which are devoted to the development, characterisation and testing of novel biomarkers, involving over 25 European research centres.  Professor Kaski is also President of the International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy (ISCP) and scientific advisor to several major university research centres, national medical research councils and national departments of health worldwide.

Martin Bennett, PhD

Martin Bennett is British Heart Foundation’s Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Cambridge and is Head of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Director of the University of Cambridge’s Cardiovascular Strategic Research Initiative at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge.

Andrew Newby, PhD

Andrew Newby is British Heart Foundation’s Professor of Vascular Cell Biology at the University of Bristol.  In 1995 he joined with Professor Gianni Angelini to found the Bristol Heart Institute, where he continues to study vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and the contribution of proteases to atherosclerotic plaque stability.  Professor Newby is on the Editorial Board of several prominent journals is currently co-director of the EC-funded European Vascular Genomics Network (EVGN).

Robert Storey, MRCP, DM, FESC

Robert Storey is an internationally renowned expert on platelet biology and is Professor of Cardiology at Sheffield University.  He is the Head of the Platelet Research Group within the Department of Cardiovascular Science and Director of the Cardiovascular Research Unit.  He is also Academic Director for the Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery Directorate and an Honorary Consultant Cardiologist with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals National Health Service Foundation Trust.  He is a Past Chair of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Working Group on Thrombosis and has been a member of three Task Forces for ESC Guidelines as well as author of many ESC position papers.  He is also a member of the NIHR EME board.