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Research

Marietta Charakida

Biography

Dr Marietta Charakida was appointed Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Fetal and Paediatric Cardiology at Evelina Children’s Hospital and Kings College Hospital in 2015. Her research has focused on determining how risk factors such as obesity, hyperlipidemia, inflammation can contribute in the initiation and progression of arterial disease in the young. Her current research interest involves unraveling maternal, fetal and postnatal factors which contribute to development of cardiovascular disease by using advanced imaging modalities starting from fetal life. She is also working on establishing lifestyle modification strategies which can impact on the quality of life of patients with congenital heart disease.