St George's University of London, London (United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland)
Professor Sanjay Sharma is head of research for the cardiology clinical academic group at St George’s, University of London. His interests include sudden cardiac death in the young, cardiomyopathies and cardiovascular adaptation in athletes. He leads a large inherited cardiac diseases programme serving South East England and is director of the largest sports cardiology unit in the UK. He is the chairman of the expert cardiac committee for the FA and Medical Director of the London Marathon. He has previously held posts as chairman of the ESC sports cardiology nucleus, board member for EACP, congress programme committee member of the ESC, and “Best of ESC” expert group. He is currently a senior member of the ESC media committee and an International Associate Editor for the European Heart Journal. Working with the charitable organisation, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY), he leads the largest cardiac screening programme in the UK for young individuals.