Mark Harbinson, MMedSci, MD, MB BCh BAO, FRCP
Dr Mark Harbinson is currently Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Science, Queen’s University Belfast and Consultant Cardiologist, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. He graduated from Queen’s University with Honours and trained in cardiology in Northern Ireland. Following a period of full time research he graduated MD 1997. He was elected Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London in 2005. Subsequently he obtained European accreditation in Nuclear Cardiology (ECNC) and a Masters Degree (MMedSci) in Medical Education. At the end of his training he had a period as Visiting Fellow in Cardiac Imaging at the Royal Brompton Hospital/Imperial College London, gaining expertise in nuclear cardiology and cardiovascular MRI. His research interests include (i) many aspects of cardiac imaging including nuclear cardiology, echocardiography and vascular ultrasound, cardiac CT imaging and cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (ii) heart failure (iii) blood biomarkers of cardiac dysfunction and their relationship to pathophysiology. He has supervised several MD/PhD students to completion and sits on local and national grant awarding bodies.