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Professor Raimondo Ascione

Professor Raimondo Ascione

Professor Raimondo Ascione
M.D.(Naples), MSc, Ch.M (Bristol), FETCS, FRCS ad eundem

Professor of Cardiac Surgery and Translational Research and Director of TBRC

Area of research

Developing and testing new CV drugs and biomedical devices, clinical trials, regulatory experimental trials

Office Room 145
Level 7,
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin Street BS2 8HW
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 34 23286

Research summary

Professor Ascione is the Chair of Cardiac Surgery & Translational Research and the Founder and Director of the Translational Biomedical Research Centre (TBRC) at the University of Bristol. He is also a Consultant Adult Cardiac Surgeon at the Bristol Heart Institute (BHI) University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Bristol, UK.

He has a long standing academic interest in translational cardiovascular research, clinical trials in adult cardiac surgery, global cardiovascular leadership, and more recently in the preclinical development/testing of new cardiovascular drugs and biomedical devices at NHS standards. The ultimate goal of his research is impact, patient benefit, and commercialisation ...

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Biography

Professor Ascione was born in the village of S. Maria la Bruna, near Pompei, Italy.  He graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1993 at the University Hospital "Federico II", Naples, Italy. He completed his 5 year specialist surgical training in Cardiac Surgery in 1999. He moved to UK at the end of 1999 to stay. 

He is the Chair of Cardiac Surgery & Translational Research and the Founder and Director of the Translational Biomedical Research Centre (TBRC) at the University of Bristol. He is also a Consultant Adult Cardiac Surgeon at the Bristol Heart Institute (BHI) University Hospital Bristol ...

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Selected publications

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