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Dr Tarek Francis Antonios

Senior Lecturer in Physiological Medicine
Dr Antonios is a Senior Lecturer and a Consultant Physician in Cardiovascular and General Medicine

Dr Tarek Antonios (MBChB (Hons.), MSc, MD, FESC, FRCP) is a clinical academic with roles in research, teaching and clinical medicine. Dr Antonios is the Head of the Blood Pressure Unit, St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation trust. Under his leadership, the BPU was recognised by the European Society of Hypertension as a Hypertension Centre of Excellence.

  • Consultant Physician in Cardiovascular and General Medicine
  • Lead Clinician of the Hypertension clinics

British Heart Foundation Funding

£ 293,665 (+£19,350) British Heart Foundation (PG/13/87/30550)- PI

“The role of capillary rarefaction in the pathogenesis of essential hypertension: insights from studies in new born infants”


£ 111,595 (+£15,429) British Heart Foundation (PG/05/129/19885) – PI

"The role of capillary rarefaction in the pathogenesis of essential hypertension and pre-eclampsia: insights from studies in pre-eclamptic women”.

 

£ 40,622 British Heart Foundation (PG/200018)- PI

"Studies of capillary micro-circulation in essential hypertension using intravital video-microscopy”.

£ 68,129 British Heart Foundation (PG/97119)- PI

"Studies of capillary micro-circulation using intravital fluorescein video-microscopy in health and in cardiovascular disease". 

Industry Funding

£ 77,619 Novartis UK -PI

"“Effects of intravitreal angiogenic inhibitor on arterial blood pressure and capillary rarefaction”.

 

£ 87,500 Takeda UK-PI

"“Effects of an ARB on Microcirculation in Essential Hypertension”.

 

£ 3,500 BMS UK -PI

“Effects of an angiotensin receptor blocker on blood pressure and capillary rarefaction in essential hypertension”

Impact & Innovation Funding

£ 9880 SGUL Impact & Innovation award

A prototype portable Intravital CAPillaroscopy to Predict Preeclampsia System (iCAPPPs)

£ 31,350 SGUL Impact & Innovation award

A prototype portable Intravital CAPillaroscopy to Predict Preeclampsia System (iCAPPPs)

£ 15,000 SGUL Enterprise Fund

“Intravital Microvascular Reactivity Unit (iMicRU)”

  1. St George’s, University of London:  Professor Isaac Manyonda,  Professor Peter Wincup, Dr Donovan Duffy, Dr Nick Bunce, Dr Taigang He
  2. Brunel University: Professor Ashraf Khir
  3. Imperial College London: Professor Anna Randi & Dr Richard Starke.
  4. Harefield hospital, London: Ms Aida Suarez & Mr Nick Banner.
  5. Kingston Hospital, London: Mr Nick Anim-Nyame,
  6. Royal Devon & Exeter Hospitals: Dr Andrew Sharp
  7. Liverpool School of Tropical medicine: Professor Duolao Wang
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