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Neil Herring


Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, BHF Senior Fellow and Consultant Cardiologist

Neil completed his PhD (DPhil) and medical degree at the University of Oxford, before undertaking medical training in Bath, Northampton, London and Oxford as a Clinical Lecturer. After becoming a Consultant Cardiologist (CCT 2013), he was made an Associate Professor (2015) having been awarded a Fellowship from the British Heart Foundation. His research group explores how the autonomic nervous system influences cardiac function and arrhythmias. Neil continues to work as a Consultant Cardiologist sub-specializing in cardiac pacing and rhythm management devices, and is also widely involved in medical school education as a Tutorial Fellow in Medical Science at Exeter College, Oxford.  He is co-author of the textbooks "Basic Science for Core Medical Training" (highly commended at the BMA Book Awards 2016) and "Levick's Introduction to Cardiovascular Physiology". Neil is on the Editorial Boards of the journals JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, Frontiers in Physiology, and Autonomic Neuroscience.

Read an interview with Neil discussing the groups recent work published in the European Heart Journal

BHF Fundraising activities in the Oxford Mail and the Oxford Paper.

BHF Half Marathon/10K at Blenheim Palace

© Richard Cave
Professor Neil Herring before he embarks on the 10k run.

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