Prof Declan O'Regan Consultant radiologist
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- Primary medical qualifications
- BSc MBBS DTM&H FRCR FRCP PhD
Professor Declan O'Regan qualified from Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Medical School. Whilst he was there he won an Open Scholarship with medals in medicine and surgery.
He then held posts in London teaching hospitals and at St Richard's Hospital in West Sussex. He subsequently trained in Radiology at Imperial College NHS Trust and was awarded a Schering PhD fellowship.
He was then appointed as a Senior Clinical Scientist with the Medical Research Council and honorary Consultant radiologist. Prof O'Regan leads the Computational Cardiac Imaging group which uses machine learning to investigate the mechanisms underlying heart disease.
His current research focusses on cardiac motion analysis to predict patient survival and understand inherited causes of heart failure. He lectures widely including travelling professorships in the UK and Australasia.
He has published over 80 peer-reviewed research publications, including in Nature and Nature Machine Intelligence, and is funded by the MRC, BHF and NIHR. Prof O'Regan's clinical interests are in cardiac CT and MRI (accredited to Level 3 in both), and he is currently a board member of the British Society of Cardiac MR and serves on a number of committees in the Society of Cardiac MRI.
Cardiomyopathy, pulmonary hypertension, ischaemic heart disease