Barts Heart Centre, London (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)
James is Professor of Cardiology, UCL, and leads Cardiac MRI at Barts Heart Centre, Europe’s largest cardiac centre. Formerly British Society of CMR president, his research focuses on better understanding heart muscle from rare diseases (thalassaemia, Fabry, amyloid) to common (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, heart failure) developing new techniques and increasing access. This includes mapping (T1, perfusion), faster cheaper easier imaging; (www.rapidcmr.com) MRI for pacemaker patients (www.mrimypacemaker.com), artificial intelligence and linking imaging to therapy for patient care. His group is productive (a paper a week; 360 pubmed papers; google citations 29,000, H-index 71). Currently he has set up and leads a COVID collaboration (www.covid-consortium.com/) generating major results.