Professor of Cardiovascular Science

Professional profile

JC Kaski is Professor of Cardiovascular Science at St George’s, University of London (SGUL), Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at St George’s Hospital, London, and Director of the Cardiovascular and Cell Sciences Research Institute at SGUL.  Prof Kaski is Doctor of Science, University of London, Doctor Honoris Causa of several universities worldwide, a Past President of ISCP (International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy) and a Fellow of over 30 scientific societies worldwide. He is Editor in Chief of European Cardiology Reviews, Associated Editor of Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy and a member of the editorial board of JACC, the European Heart Journal and over 20 other scientific journals.

Research interests

Professor Kaski’s research areas include mechanisms of coronary artery disease progression, inflammatory and immunological mechanisms of atherosclerosis, microvascular and vasospastic angina and biomarkers of cardiovascular risk. Prof Kaski has published over 400 papers in peer-review journals, over 200 invited papers and more than 130 book chapters.  He has also edited eight books on cardiovascular topics and is Editor-in-Chief of the ISCP Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy book series.