University College London Hospitals,
(United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)
Marianna Fontana is the Director of the UCL CMR unit at the Royal Free Hospital. She is Professor of Cardiology and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the National Amyloidosis Centre, Division of Medicine, University College London, where she is deputy head of Center and deputy clinical lead. She obtained her Medical degree (MD) and qualifications as a cardiologist at the University of Pisa. She was appointed Director of the UCL CMR unit at the RFH in 2015 and Professor of Cardiology in 2020. She was appointed deputy Head of Center for Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins and deputy clinical lead of the National Amyloidosis Center in 2019. She was awarded with an intermediate fellowship from the British Heart Foundation in 2018. Her research interests include CMR wih multiparametric mapping and pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of cardiac amyloidosis.