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Dr Angus Nightingale

Dr Angus Nightingale

Dr Angus Nightingale

Senior Clinical Lecturer in Clinical Sciences

Area of research

Autonomic function in Hypertension and Heart Failure

Biomedical Sciences Building,
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD
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Research summary

I am a Consultant Cardiologist in the Bristol Heart Instiute with clinical and research interests in heart failure, hypertension and valvular heart disease.

I am principle investigator for a number of clinical studies in hypertension and heart failure with a particular interest in how the brain and heart intereact through ther autonomic nervous system. I run a hypertension research clinic with Professor Julian Paton and Dr Emma Hart.

Our focus is on using our unique expertise in assessing autonomic function to devlelop new treatments for patients.

Current research projects include:

  • Renal denervation - this is a new treatment for hypertension. Our ...

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Qualified from Cambridge University in 1992 MA MB BChir

Undertook an MD thesis in Cardiff and Oxford with Professor Michael Frenneaux. Thesis entitled "Role of Endothelial Dysfunction in Exercise Limitation in Chronic Heart Failure". Awarded MD from University of Wales College of Medicine 2002.

Post Doctoral Research and Consultant Cardiologist, University of Adelaide and The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia 2005-2006.

Appointed Consultant Cardiologist, Bristol Heart Institute 2006. My role is to run the Heart Failure Service and Hypertension Clinic at University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust as well as participating in all the acute cardiology.

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Recent publications

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