Bispebjerg Hospital of the Copenhagen University Hospital,
Risk Factors and Prevention
Coronary Artery Disease Chronic, Cardiovascular Disease in Women, Echocardiography
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Professor Prescott heads the Centre for Cardiovascular Research at Bispebjerg Frederiksberg University Hospital, Copenhagen
Her main research areas are in angina pectoris, cardiac rehabilitation and epidemiological studies of precursors of CVD, including gender differences and psychosocial factors and she has published more than 240 papers. In recent years Professor Prescott has initiated and participated in several national and international randomized trials of secondary prevention and rehabilitation in cardiovascular disease. She is the PI of a large multicenter study of women with angina and no obstructive epicardial disease focusing on the role of microvascular dysfunction.
Professor Prescott has served the CPC and several ESC guidelines, has chaired the ESC working group on prevention, epidemiology and population science, is a member of the Danish Council for Independent Research and received The Danish Society of Cardiology Scientific Research Award in 2012.