PHYSIOLOGY WELCOMES DR. ANDREW REDINGTON
Dr. Redington's research interests include ventricular function, integrated physiology of congenital heart disease, and the pathophysiology of late postoperative functional decline. Currently he heads a Leducq Transatlantic Research Network of Excellence investigating the biology of remote ischemic preconditioning. He has written more than 250 peer reviewed publications, more than 20 book chapters, and has co-edited seven textbooks. He is the editor of the congenital heart disease section of Current Medical Literature, and serves on the editorial boards of the Cardiology in the Young and Heart and Vessels.
Dr. Redington graduated from the University of London in 1981. He obtained his MRCP (UK) in Internal Medicine in 1984. In 1986 he was awarded a British Heart Foundation Research Scholarship and subsequently received his Doctorate of Medicine in 1988 (UK). He was appointed Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London in 1990, became a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 1994, and became a full professor in the University of London in 1995. In 1998, he transferred his clinical practice and research team to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London. He moved to Canada in August 2001, to take the position of Head of Cardiology at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto.
Please join me in welcoming Andrew to the Department of Physiology.
Stephen G. Matthews
Ernest B. and Leonard B. Smith Professor and Chair