Imperial College London

Emeritus ProfessorColinCaro

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Bioengineering

Senior Research Investigator
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5180c.caro

 
 
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Assistant

 

Mrs Andrea Laine +44 (0)20 7594 5181

 
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Location

 

4.03Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Helical stent designed by Professor CG CaroFind out more information about my research and the Circulatory Fluid Mechanics Group

Degrees/Awards

B.Sc. Hons. (Witwatersrand) 1949

M.B., B.Ch. (Witwatersrand) 1950

M.R.C.P. (Edinburgh) 1954

M.D. (Witwatersrand) 1961

F.R.C.P. (Edinburgh) 1968

F.R.C.P., Byelaw 39d (London) 1992

D.Sc (Engineering), Honoris Causa (London) 2003

Docteur, Honoris Causa (Paris) 2005

D.Sc (Engineering), Honoris Causa (Witwatersrand) 2010

 

Royal Society Visiting Research Professor, Weizmann Institute, Israel 1978

Tokyo Women''s Medical College (First Awardee Invited Professorship) 1981

American Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering (Initial Awardee Foreign Fellowship) 1994

International. Academy of Medical & Biological Engineering (Founding Fellow) 2000

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (Honorary Fellowship) 2002

International Society of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science (Arthur Guyton Award) 2003

Caro Research Studentship, created by Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London 2007

Colin Caro award for Most Distinguished Student in Bioengineering, created by University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2007

Winner, The Engineer Outstanding Achievement Award, The Engineer Technology and Innovation Awards 2007

By invitation – The Annual Harveian Lecture at the Harveian Society of London Lecture. Title: ‘The Circulation within the Circulation: Something Harvey may not have known’ 2011

Present Appointments

Emeritus Professor of Physiological Mechanics and Senior Research Investigator, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London 2007-

Emeritus Professor of Physiological Mechanics and Senior Research Fellow, Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College 1991-2007

Founder and Research Director, Imperial College London Spin-Out Company, HeliSwirl Technologies Limited 2005-

Founder and Research Director, Imperial College London Spin-Out Company, Veryan Medical Limited 2004-

Previous Appointments

Chairman, Cardiovascular Technology Network, Imperial College Institute of Biomedical Engineering 2005-06

Chairman, Mechanics & Modelling Group, Imperial College Imaging Science Centre 2003-05

Chairman, Advisory Board, Imperial College Imaging Science Centre 2003-07

Chairman, Steering Committee, Imperial College Imaging Science Centre 2001-03

Director, Centre for Biological and Medical Systems, Imperial College 1989-91

Founder and Director, Physiological Flow Studies Unit, Imperial College 1966-89

Lecturer, Dept of Medicine, St. Thomas'' Hospital Medical School 1960-66

Research Associate, Dept of Physiology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania 1957-59

Instructor in Medicine, State University of New York 1954-56

House Physician posts S. Africa, Canadian Red Cross Hospital, Taplow, Hammersmith Hospital 1951-53

Learned Societies

American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (Emeritus Fellow)

American Physiological Society (Emeritus Member)

British Atherosclerosis Society (Senior Member)

British Microcirculation Society (Honorary Member)

Euromech

International Academy for Medical and Biological Engineering (Fellow)

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (Honorary Fellow)

International Society of Biorheology (former Vice President)

Royal College of Physicians - London (Fellow)

The Physiological Society (Retired Member)

World Congress of Biomechanics (former Chairman International Steering Committee)

Scientific Appointments

French Government (DGRST) Committee on Vascular Disease 1975 -81

Consultant, NIH/NSF-supported research programme on atherosclerosis, Columbia University, New York 1976-80

Member, Advisory Board, Japanese International Symposium ‘Role of Blood Flow in Atherogenesis'' 1987

Adviser, Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare Programme ‘Hemodynamic Mechanisms in Atherogenesis'' 1987 

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Grechy L, Iori F, Corbett RW, et al., 2017, The Effect of Arterial Curvature on Blood Flow in Arterio-Venous Fistulae: Realistic Geometries and Pulsatile Flow, Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, Vol:8, ISSN:1869-408X, Pages:313-329

Zeller T, Gaines PA, Ansel GM, et al., 2016, Helical Centerline Stent Improves Patency Two-Year Results From the Randomized Mimics Trial, Circulation-Cardiovascular Interventions, Vol:9, ISSN:1941-7640

Iori F, Grechy L, Corbett RW, et al., 2015, The effect of in-plane arterial curvature on blood flow and oxygen transport in arterio-venous fistulae, Physics of Fluids, Vol:27, ISSN:1070-6631

Caro CG, Seneviratne A, Heraty KB, et al., 2014, Intimal hyperplasia following implantation of helical-centreline and straight-centreline stents in common carotid arteries in healthy pigs: influence of intraluminal flow (vol 10, 20130578, 2013), Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Vol:11, ISSN:1742-5689

Mari JM, Khoo M, Riga C, et al., 2012, Index proposal and basic estimator study for quantification of oscillation of the secondary flow pattern in tortuous vessels, Ultrasonics, Vol:52, ISSN:0041-624X, Pages:294-305

Conference

Caro CG, Zeller T, Heraty KB, et al., 2014, HELICAL-CENTRELINE (BIOMIMICS 3D) STENT OFFERS LONG TERM PATENCY PROTECTION IN PATIENTS WITH FEMOROPOPLITEAL DISEASE, Autumn Meeting of the British-Atherosclerosis-Society (BAS), ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD, Pages:E2-E2, ISSN:0021-9150

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