University of Hertfordshire

Professor Diana Gorog

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Professor Diana Gorog is a Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Director of Cardiology at E&N Hertfordshire NHS Trust, and holds a visiting Professorial post at the University of Hertfordshire. She also holds appointments at Imperial College, and Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust.

Professor Gorog trained at St Bartholomew's Medical School, London, with postgraduate training at major London teaching hospitals, including the Hammersmith, Royal Brompton, St Thomas’, Royal Free and St Mary's Hospitals. During that time she obtained both a postgraduate MD (Imperial, University of London) and PhD (Kings College London, University of London) in cardiology and has continued her research interests.

She is an interventional cardiologist, with a particular interest in thrombosis. She is actively engaged in clinical research, with a particular emphasis on identifying patients at risk of coronary and cerebrovascular thrombosis using novel near-patient testing. Projects investigating patients with coronary disease (angina, heart attack), angioplasty, atrial fibrillation, ablation, renal failure and racial differences in thrombotic status are underway, and other projects involve assessing treatment with various antiplatelet agents, novel anticoagulants (NOAC) and PAR-1 inhibitors.

She supervises a number of higher degree students working towards an MD and reviews articles for a number of cardiology journals. She was the catalyst for setting up the MSc in Cardiology and Stroke at the University of Hertfordshire, and leads on the Cardiology aspect of this course.

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