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Assoc Prof ZHONG Liang


Associate Professor, National Heart Research Institute of Singapore,
National Heart Centre Singapore,

Assistant Professor, Programme in Cardiovascular & Metabolic Disorders,
Duke-NUS Medical School


• Speaker, Simulation Symposium, 21 Sep 2018


Assoc Prof Zhong Liang is Principal Investigator at the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS) and Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Medical School. He heads Cardiovascular Bioengineering Theme, Cardiovascular Image Processing Lab and Computational Cardiology Lab.

Assoc Prof Zhong has interest in the cardiovascular biomechanics, non-invasive cardiac imaging, and coronary circulation in health and disease, and translational research. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles in international journals and 18 book chapters. His research has received several national and international awards from Singapore Cardiac Society (2011 and 2012), Asean Federation of Cardiology (2012), APPCS & APSACH (2011), APPCSS (2012), Annals Academy of Medicine Singapore (2013) and Medical Research SingHealth group (2014). Asst Prof Zhong is also the chairman of Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) Singapore Chapter, committee member of ISMRM Singapore Chapter and member of European Society of Cardiology. Currently, he has led in the development of non-invasive fractional flow reserve from computed tomography coronary angiography in coronary artery disease (NCT03054324) and INITIATE multicentre study in congenital heart disease (NCT03217240).