Ashish Patel, Ph.D.

Ashish Patel is a Clinical Senior Lecturer in the School of Cardiovascular Medicine & Sciences at King’s College London and Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK. His British Heart Foundation-funded Ph.D., focusing on monocyte/macrophage biology in tissue remodelling, was awarded in 2013. He completed his Higher Surgical Training in General & Vascular Surgery as a Clinical Academic Lecturer at King’s College London & Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. During this time, he received an Academy of Medical Sciences Grant and the Circulation Foundation’s George Davies Visionary Award. Dr Patel’s research interests are focused on the bench-to-bedside development and translation of novel cardiovascular advanced therapies, particularly for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease. He is an investigator within the BHF Centres of Regenerative Medicine and a Phase I accredited Principal Investigator at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. His research is funded by the Royal College of Surgeons, Rosetrees Trust, Advanced Therapies Network and the Frances and Augustus Newman Foundation.