Lead Researchers of the Monash Cardiovascular Research Centre

Senior Researchers

  • Dr James Sapontis, BSc (Hons), MBBch, FRACP, FCSANZ
  • Dr Jeff Alison, MBBS FRACP
  • Mr Aubrey Almeida, MBBS FRACS
  • Associate Professor Andrew Cochrane, MBBS MS FRACS
  • Dr Ben Dundon, MBBS PhD FRACP
  • Professor Richard Harper, MBBS FRACP
  • Associate Professor Sarah Hope BSc Med Sci(Hons) MBChB PhD MRCP(UK) MRCPH FRACP FCSANZ
  • Dr Emily Kotschet, MBBS FRACP
  • Dr Michael Leung, MBBS(Hons) PhD FRACP
  • Dr Siobhan Lockwood, MBBS(Hons) FRACP
  • Dr Yuvaraj Malaiapan, MBBS MD MRCPI FRACP FCSANZ
  • Dr Roger Peverill, MBBS FRACP PhD FCSANZ
  • Dr Anthony White, MBBS PhD FRACP

Research Cardiologists

  • Dr Sam Mirzaee, MD, MPH (ClinResMeth), FRACP
  • Dr Liam McCormick, MBBS, MRCP(UK), MD, FRACP
  • Dr Sarah Zaman, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FCSANZ
  • Dr Adam Brown, MBBS, FRACP
  • Dr Om Narayan, MBBS (Hons), FRACP

NHMRC/NHF Scholars/PhD Candidates

  • Dr Kiran Munnur, MBBS, FRACP
  • Dr Nitesh Nerlekar, MBBS, FRACP
  • Dr Abdul Rahman Ihdayhid, MBBS, FRACP
  • Dr Vivek Boganashamugam, MBBS, FRACP

Cardiothoracic Surgical Collaborators

  • Mr Jacob Goldstein, MBBS FRACS
  • Mr Prashant Joshi, MBBS FRACS
  • Mr Randall Moshinsky, MBBS FRACS
  • Mr Adrian Pick, MBBS FRACS

Clinical Trials and Research Manager

  • Ms Mary-Anne Austin, RN

Senior Clinical Research Co-ordinator

  • Ms Adele Manzoney, RN

Clinical Research Co-ordinators

  • Mr Mauro Baldi, BSc (Hons)
  • Ms Sabine Heenan, CCRN, MHA
  • Mr Jordan Laggoune, BSc (Hons)
  • Ms Wendy Wallace-Mitchell, RN

VCOR Data Administrators

  • Ms Val Koutsoubos, HSc (Hons)
  • Ms Amina Shaukat

Research Assistants

  • Mr Michael Zhang, BMed