Professor Martin Bennett

British Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Cambridge


Professor Bennett trained in Cardiology in Birmingham and Cambridge, and currently holds the British Heart Foundation Chair of Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Cambridge, with Honorary Consultant Cardiologist positions at Cambridge University and Royal Papworth Hospitals. Professor Bennett directs the BHF Cambridge Centre for Research Excellence and the Cambridge Cardiovascular Interdisciplinary Research Centre. His major research interest is the vascular biology of atherosclerosis, particularly the role of vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation, death and cell senescence. His clinical research programme examines the ability of invasive and non-invasive coronary artery imaging to identify vulnerable plaques, focussing particularly on VH-IVUS and OCT.

Professor Martin Bennett
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