About this event

  • Date and time Wed 20 Sep 2023 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Cardiology

Join this event designed to hear the shortlisted abstracts from the Cardiology President's Prize to present their submission in front of the judges. The President's prize will the awarded for original research from specialist registrars in cardiology, chaired by, Sukhjinder NIJJER, President of the Cardiology Section, RSM. All presenters will be Cardiology trainees who have received all or part of their training at recognised centres in the UK. 

  • 1st prize - £1000 
  • 2nd prize - £500

Participants will be able to:

  • Assess for end-organ damage of hypertension; 
  • Interpret investigations for secondary hypertension; 
  • Discuss drugs for hypertension, resistant hypertension and emergencies (including pharmacology)
  • Deliberate on genetics and racial variation; ECG interpretation, athlete’s heart vs LVH vs HCM 

Are you interested in applying for the President's Prize?

Open to: Cardiology trainees who have received all or part of their training at recognised centres in the UK

Deadline: Thursday 31 July 2023


  • 1st prize: £1000
  • 2nd Prize: £500

Apply here

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This activity has been supported by Boston Scientific and Medtronic in the form of an educational grant. 

Please note that the company(s) listed above have had no input into the arrangement or educational content of this activity.


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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Sukhjinder Nijjer, President, Cardiology Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

In vivo targeting of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque with novel humanised fab-targeted nanoparticles

Adam Hartley

Neural network-derived electrocardiographic features predict all-cause mortality and have important phenotypic and genotypic associations

Arunashis Sau

Non-invasive detection of microstructural and electrophysiological abnormalities in subclinical and overt hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

George Joy 

Mechanisms underpinning reversibility of arrhythmic risk in obesity with weight loss

Kiran Patel 

A novel application of graph neural networks to model cardiovascular ageing

Mit Shah

Tea and coffee break
Limitations of CT coronary angiography in assessing coronary atheroma and guiding percutaneous coronary intervention and the potential of a novel deep-learning methodology trained using near-infrared spectroscopy-intravascular ultrasound

Anantharaman Ramasamy

Investigation of the effects of dietary nitrate on vascular function, platelet reactivity and restenosis in patients with stable angina (nitrate-oct study)

Krishnaraj Sinhji Rathod

Myocardial stress perfusion and energetics improves in patients with type 2 diabetes after treatment with a glucagon like peptide-1 receptor agonist (liraglutide)- a randomised, single centre, open label, cross-over drug trial

Amrit Chowdhary 

The role of the collateral circulation in stable coronary artery disease: An invasive placebo-controlled study

Christopher Rajkumar 

Population trends in the incidence, treatment, and outcomes of myocardial infarction and stroke in patients with kidney failure: A national data-linkage study

Peter Gallacher 

Development, validation and outcomes of a machine learning algorithm for incident atrial fibrillation: Meta-analysis of 9,289,959 patients and modelling study in 2,081,139 patients

Ramesh Nadarajah 

Lunch break
The role of research in cardiology careers

Dr Sukhjinder S Nijjer, President, Cardiology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Questions and answers
Announcement of President's prize winner
Close of meeting


Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom


Registration for this event will close on 19 September 2023 at 1:00am (GMT). Late registrations will not be accepted. 

The agenda is subject to change at any time  

All views expressed at this event are of the speakers themselves and not of the Royal Society of Medicine, nor the speaker's organisations. 

We are only able to share presentations that we have received permission to share. This is at the presenter and the RSM’s discretion. 

This event will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels. 

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