André La Gerche

Associate Professor, MBBS, PhD, Head of Sports Cardiology and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Cardiologist at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Visiting Professor at University of Leuven, Belgium, Early Career Fellow of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council and Future Leader Fellow National Heart Foundation

Research areas: The effect of exercise on the human heart. He studies the range of health from severe heart and lung disease to elite athletes. André leads a young team of researchers in the Sports Cardiology lab which focuses on defining the physiological limits of cardiac function in health and disease. He has pioneered novel imaging techniques including exercise cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and contrast echocardiography. He has more than 130 peer-review publications and text-book chapters and is regularly invited to present at all major international cardiology conferences.

André’s publications are listed here.

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