MRC/BHF Heart Protection Study

Biography: Peter Sleight

Consultant physician/cardiologist in Oxford since 1964. Professor Sleight retired from the British Heart Foundation sponsored Field Marshall Alexander Chair of Vascular Medicine in 1994, but continues to work at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Recent research has assessed the prognostic value of measures of heart rate variability, and pathophysiological processes underlying the changes found in patients prone to ischaemic heart disease, heart failure, and hypertension. He is Deputy Chairman of the HPS Steering Committee.