UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science

Director

Professor Aroon Hingorani

Aroon Hingorani

Aroon Hingorani obtained his medical degree in Oxford and London and undertook specialist training in Clinical Pharmacology and General (Internal) Medicine.

He completed a PhD in Cambridge before undertaking a period of research at UCL as British Heart Foundation Intermediate and then Senior Fellow.

He is currently UCL Chair of Genetic Epidemiology and Honorary Consultant at UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

His research applies genomic data to help identify new drug targets for heart disease prevention and treatment.  Together with colleagues he runs a specialist blood pressure clinic and looks after patients with cardiovascular and general medical problems.

He has been the Director of the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science since 2011.