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Professor Stephen Wheatcroft

Professor of Cardiometabolic Medicine
University of Leeds

Steve Wheatcroft is Professor of Cardiometabolic Medicine at the University of Leeds and Consultant Cardiologist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. After training in cardiology and cardiovascular research at Kings College, London he undertook fellowships in coronary intervention in Krakow and Prague. His career in cardiometabolic research has been supported by fellowships from the British Heart Foundation and the European Research Council. Steve leads a research group focused on studying the effects of insulin resistance in vascular biology. Working at one of the UK’s highest volume heart attack centres, his clinical interests include coronary intervention and management of patients with acute coronary syndromes. He is a member of the Cardiology-Renal-Metabolic (CaReMe) group convened by the British Cardiovascular Society to raise awareness across specialty boundaries and has recently established a Cardiometabolic Pathway at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.