Steve Nicholls

-, Australia

Steve Nicholls undertook his medical and doctoral training at the University of Adelaide. He completed a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the John Hunter Hospital. He moved to the Cleveland Clinic for a postdoctoral fellowship in plaque imaging. He was subsquently promoted to faculty appointments in the Departments of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cell Biology. He was the Cardiovascular Director of the Cleveland Clinic Coordinating Center for Clinical Research. In 2012, he returned to Australia to take up the positions of Deputy Director and Heart Health Theme Leader at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. His research interests include lipoprotein functionality, plaque imaging and leadership of cardiovascular clinical trials. He has served as global principal investigator of numerous clinical trials including SATURN, ACCELERATE, AQUARIUS, ASSURE, STRENGTH, ACCENTUATE, GLAGOV, CARAT and MILANO. He has published more than 250 manuscripts and is frequently invited to give plenary talks at international scientific meetings. He is currently a Principal Research Fellow of the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia.

Monday 27 May 11:00

Imaging vulnerable plaque

Imaging strategies for detecting atherosclerosis