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Dr

Andre La Gerche

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Medicine - St Vincent'S Hospital
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
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cardiovascular system & cardiology
cardiac & cardiovascular systems
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Dr

Andre La Gerche

 
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Dr

Andre La Gerche

 

Head of Sports Cardiology at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute Melbourne and a cardiologist at the Alfred Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. He is an Early Career Fellow and a Future Leader Fellow of the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council and National Heart Foundation.

Andre completed a PhD at the University of Melbourne and 4 years of post-doctoral research at the University Hospital of Leuven, Belgium studying the effect of endurance exercise on the heart. In particular, exercise CMR was used to understand the mechanisms of right ventricular arrhythmias. Major research interests can be summarised as: “exertional symptoms require assessment during exertion” reflecting the fact that resting imaging is a poor surrogate of functional limitation. Andre has developed novel echocardiographic and CMR methodologies for assessment of the right ventricle and pulmonary circulation during exercise. These have been applied to the assessment of heart failure, congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and athletes. He has over 90 peer-review publications and text-book chapters including publications in Circulation and the European Heart Journal.

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2010

Ralph Reader Prize for Clinical research

Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand

2010

FESC - Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology


2007

FRACP - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians


2007

FCSANZ - Fellow of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand


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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Honorary

Medicine - St Vincent'S Hospital

Fellow

European Society of Cardiology (FESC)

Fellow

Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (FCSANZ)

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery

University of Melbourne