Professor Nicola Smart

Tutor for Medicine, Professor of Cardiovascular Science, BHF Ian Fleming Fellow


BSc (Kent), PhD (London)

Academic Background

BSc in Biochemistry, University of Kent at Canterbury
PhD investigating Signal Transduction Mechanisms, University of London
Postdoctoral research in Cardiology, King's College London
British Heart Foundation (BHF) Intermediate Fellowship, UCL-Institute of Child Health
BHF Senior Fellowship (Ian Fleming Fellowship), University of Oxford

Undergraduate Teaching

Pre-clinical medicine

Research Interests

Embryonic mechanisms of cardiovascular development to understand the basis of congenital heart defects and to inform approaches for vascular protection and cardiac regeneration.


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