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Dr. Lisa Anderson

Lisa Anderson

Consultant Cardiologist, St George’s Hospital, London.
Chair, British Society for Heart Failure
Chair, NHS England Heart Failure Expert Advisory Group
Chair, European Society of Cardiology HFA Women in HF Taskforce
Committee Member, European Society of Cardiology HFA ICARe-HF Accreditation Committee

Dr Anderson led the project to open the UK's first Acute Heart Failure Unit.

Dr Anderson wrote the proposal for the National Confidential Enquiry (NCEPOD) into deaths in Acute Heart Failure (2018).

Clinical expert for UK NICE Technology Appraisals (TA10946, TA10942, TA388) and for the BMA Expert Review Group for TA267.

Chair, UK Ambulance Service HF guidelines writing group.

Research Interests: V122I TTR cardiac amyloid, cardiorenal HF, acute HF.

Subspecialty: Cardiac Magnetic Resonance. Dr Anderson developed a T2* sequence for the detection of cardiac iron, and the paper remains one of the most cited in the field. CMR T2* led rapidly to 70% mortality reduction in Thalassaemia patients in the UK. The T2* sequence is now the International Standard and installed on all CMR scanners from all vendors.


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