A/Prof Harry Lowe
ANZAC Research Institute
Concord Repatriation General Hospital
Assoc Prof Lowe is a physician scientist at an early stage in a career combining basic and clinical research with clinical and interventional cardiology at the ANZAC Research Institute, University of Sydney, NSW and Concord Repatriation General Hospital respectively. Following specialty cardiology training, a PhD at UNSW and post-doctoral studies and Interventional Cardiology training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in 2002 as CJ Martin Fellow of the NHMRC, he returned to Concord Hospital Cardiology Department as a Staff Specialist.
He has published over 70 peer-reviewed publications, and 5 book chapters. He reviews for numerous journals and is an associate editor for The “International Journal of Cardiology”. He plays an active role in the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ), and the National Heart Foundation (NHF), both on meeting organizing committees, and on grant review panels, and has given numerous numerous invited talks in Australia and overseas. He sat on the organising committee for the 13th World Congress on Heart Disease in Canada in 2007 and 2008 and for the CSANZ annual scientific meeting in Sydney Australia, in August 2009.
His basic research interests centre on the inhibition of cardiovascular responses to injury, both within the vasculature and more recently the myocardium, using gene targeting approaches, and in the use of animal models for cardiovascular disease evaluation. Clinical research includes a specific interest in microembolisation during coronary intervention, intracoronary imaging, and the pathology of coronary stenting.