Professor Ganesan Karthikeyan
Professor Ganesan Karthikeyan is Professor of Cardiology at the Cardiothoracic Sciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi India.
Professor Ganesan Karthikeyan received his Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Cardiology form the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. He also holds a Masters in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University, Canada. He is currently an International Fellow of the Population Health Research Institute at McMaster University, Canada. Dr Karthikeyan is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Heart Asia, a collaboration of the British Cardiovascular Society and BMJ. He is a member of the Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) Expert Panel of the Global Burden of Disease Study Group. His research is mainly focused on cardiovascular diseases affecting low and middle income countries, particularly RHD. He is one of the key leaders of the ongoing INVICTUS trial for stroke prevention in RHD. In addition to this he is an honorary consultant to the Human Health Division of the International Atomic Energy Agency, advising the Agency in identifying, designing and implementing research protocols in resource-poor settings.