Dr Richard Jabbour is a Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London and Consultant Interventional Cardiologist at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
He graduated from Imperial College London in 2009, and underwent junior doctor rotations at Imperial College Healthcare Trust and the Royal Brompton Hospital. In 2013-2014 he was awarded a highly competitive NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship. This post enabled him to obtain a BHF PhD Clinical Research Training Fellowship (2016-2019) to undertake basic science research with Professor Sian Harding at the Imperial College for Translational and Experimental Medicine. His PhD involving engineered heart tissue created from induced pluripotent stem cell derived cardiomyocytes, was completed in 2020 and resulted in several awards and prizes and the work carried out received coverage on both national and international media outlets.
His clinical interventional cardiology experience includes a year of training in Milan (2015-2016) under the guidance of Professor Antonio Colombo and Dr Azeem Latib, and dedicated fellowships at Hammersmith and Harefield Hospitals.
He has published over 120 peer reviewed publications including original articles, reviews and editorials with over 15 regional, national and international awards.
Selected awards include:
1) CRT Young Leader, Washington, USA
2) Wellcome Trust Research Scholarship
3) Imperial College President’s Award for Excellence in Research
4) Imperial College Provost's Award for Excellence in Research
5) Young Investigator Award, International Society of Heart Research, World Congress, Beijing, China
In 2020, he was awarded second place in both the British Cardiovascular Society Young Investigator competition and the Royal Society of Medicine President's Cardiology Prize.
Jabbour RJ, Curzen N, 2023, National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines on myocardial revascularisation, Heart, ISSN:1355-6037
et al., 2022, Balloon nudge technique a touch to nonsteerable valves, Jacc: Case Reports, Vol:4, ISSN:2666-0849, Pages:794-798
et al., 2022, Circulating microRNAs predispose to takotsubo syndrome following high-dose adrenaline exposure, Cardiovascular Research, Vol:118, ISSN:0008-6363, Pages:1758-1770
et al., 2022, Percutaneous Devices for the Treatment of Complex Native Valve Mitral Leaflet and Aortomitral Continuity Defects: Review and Case Series, Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, Vol:36, ISSN:1553-8389, Pages:153-163
et al., 2022, Improved Mid-term Survival in Aortic Stenosis Patients Treated With Small Self-Expanding vs Balloon- Expandable Transcatheter Heart Valves, ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC, Pages:B186-B186, ISSN:0735-1097