Andrew Wilson is a consultant Cardiologist who completed his fellowship in Interventional Cardiology at Stanford University Medical Center.
Professor Wilson is the Deputy Director of the Cardiovascular Research Centre and is a cardiologist at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne . He is also a Principal Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne where he is a Reader in Medicine. He has expertise in cardiovascular medicine and maintains international links with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Stanford University, USA.
Andrew has a strong interest in research with a special interest in vascular biology, focused on the role of insulin resistance and obesity on vascular cell function. He returned to the Department of Medicine at St Vincent’s Hopsital in 2007 after working at the Falk Cardiovascular Research Institute, Stanford University as a post-doctoral fellow in vascular biology/stem cell biology in the lab of Professor John Cooke.
Andrew has a strong interest in the prevention of atherosclerosis including risk factor modification, in particular lipid management. Professor Wilson has published research into the detection of biomarkers for cardiovascular disease, the role of insulin resistance atherogenesis, coronary physiology, as well as clinical projects on CVD.