King's College London, London (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)
Divaka Perera is a Professor of Cardiology at King's College London and an Interventional Cardiologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London. Professor Perera's research interests include ischaemic cardiomyopathy, mechanical circulatory support, coronary physiology and microvascular disease. He leads a translational research programme that investigates the mechanisms, consequences and adaptation to acute and chronic myocardial ischaemia. He also undertakes multicentre clinical trials and is the chief investigator of the BCIS-1, REVIVED-BCIS2 and CHIP-BCIS3 trials. In addition, he supervises postgraduate researchers towards MSc, MD and PhD degrees at King’s College London. He probably enjoys cycling almost as much as being in the cath lab or designing new research studies.