Professor of Cardiovascular Imaging
UCL Institute of Child Health,
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Andrew Taylor is Professor of Cardiovascular Imaging at University College London. He is the Head of Cardiovascular Imaging at the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science. His main areas of research interest are: the assessment of cardiac physiology using cross-sectional imaging; the development of models of cardiovascular structure, physiology and disease; the development of novel methods to design and assess new cardiovascular devices, the development of image registration methods in cardiovascular imaging; and the assessment of the role of less invasive autopsy in fetuses, neonates and infants
Professor Taylor was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (BA Hons. - Zoology) and Balliol College, Oxford (BMBCh). He did his medical training in London (MRCP) and an MD at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London in 'cardiovascular MR of coronary artery disease', for which he was awarded the Sir Lionel Whitby Medal. He did his Radiology training in Wales and at St. Georges Hospital, London, before doing a year of paediatric and interventional cardiovascular MR at Guy's Hospital, London.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologist (FRCR) and Physicians (FRCP). He is a member of the British Society of Cardiovascular Imaging executive committee and is the academic member of the London Deanery Specialist Training Committee for Paediatric Cardiology. He held the Royal College of Radiologists’ Roentgen Professorship in 2006 and was recently honoured by the British Institute of Radiology with the Mackenzie Davidson Memorial Medal (2011).