Glasgow University Cardiovascular Society 2020 Symposium

28th November 2020 (Saturday)
Virtual Zoom Event


Aims and Objectives:

  • Glasgow University Cardiovascular Society 2020 symposium aims to introduce medical students to current topics in relation to cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery, as well as providing an opportunity to engage with experts in this field.

Fee, Date and Venue

  • Date : 28th November 2020 (Saturday)
  • Venue : Zoom
  • Conference Fee : Free
  • Suitable for : 1st - 5th year medical students or anyone with interest in cardiovascular medicine


  • Mr Haseeb Shilod – President
  • Miss Olivia Kemp – Vice President
  • Mr Calum Ralston – Secretary
  • Mr AbdulkarimFadil – Treasurer
  • Miss Aneesah Bashir – Clinical Officer
  • Miss Julie Fernando – Symposium Officer
  • Mr Daniel Tran - Symposium Officer
  • Mr Finlay McAndrew – Biomed representative
  • Mr Matteo Cocchiara – Biomed representative
  • Mr Ronen Raduzky – Publicity Officer
  • Mr William Shen – General Member
  • Mr Yazan Haidar – General Member

The society’s 7th annual symposium provides an opportunity for those with an interest in the field of cardiology/cardiothoracic surgery to further their knowledge and gain an insight into the speciality. Cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons will deliver captivating talks on the leading edge of innovative research and practice. This will engage and inspire students as well as providing the opportunity to discuss, ask questions, socialise and network with experts in the field.


Professor Nawwar Al-Attar, MBChB, MSc, FRCS (Ed), FETCS, PhD, FRCS,
Consultant Cardiac and Transplant Surgeon
Director of Service Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, Dumbartonshire, Scotland

Mr Mark Danton, MD, FRCS
Consultant Congenital Cardiac Surgeon
Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, Dumbartonshire, Scotland

Professor John McMurray, BSC (Hons), MB ChB (Hons), MD, FRCP, FESC, FACC, FAHA, FRSE, FMedSci, OBE
Professor of Medical Cardiology and Deputy Director (Clinical) of the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences and Honorary Consultant
CardiologistQueen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland

Professor Matthew Walters MBE MD FRCP
Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Head of the School of Medicine,
Dentistry and Nursing College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences University of Glasgow, Scotland

Mr David Carrick BScMedSci, MBChB, PhD, FRCP(Glasg)
Consultant Cardiologist
University Hospital Hairmyres, Scotland

Prof Keith G Oldroyd MB ChB, MD (Hons), FRCP, FESC
Consultant Cardiologist
University Hospital Hairmyres, Scotland

Mr Amir Fard BSc
Medical Student
University of Glasgow

Dr Dylan Tan MB ChB
Clinical Teaching Fellow, Cardiothoracic/Cardiology
Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak DBE, MD, FRCP, FAHA, FRSE, FMedSci
Regius Professor of Medicine, Honorary Consultant Physician
MVLS College Office, Wolfson Medical School Building, Glasgow, Scotland

Dr Niki Walker BSc (Hons) MBChB MRCP PhD FRCP
Consultant Cardiologist, Scottish Adult Congenital Cardiac Service
Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank