David J. Chambers

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom


David J. Chambers obtained his B.S. degree in zoology from University of Leeds, Leeds, UK in 1971 and his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry from Brunel University, London, UK in 1979. From 1972 to 1978, he was a Research Associate at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology. In 1978, he joined St Thomas' Hospital as a clinical scientist. He is now a Consultant Clinical Scientist and the Resaerch Director for Cardiac Surgical Research. He originally worked with Mr. Mark Braimbridge (cardiac surgeon) and Professor David Hearse (biochemist) until 1989, when he became an independent Group Leader. He is an honorary PI and Senior Lecturer at the Cardiovascular Division, King's College London. He is a Member of the International Society for Heart Research, the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery of GB & I, the European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. He is on the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Current Cardiology Reviews, the Open General and Internal Medicine Journal, and the Open Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Journal. His research interests include myocardial protection/preservation during cardiac surgery, ischemia/reperfusion injury, inflammatory effects of cardiopulmonary bypass, and lung protection.

Biography Updated on 16 April 2009

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