David Hutchings

David Hutchings

Dr, BMedSc, MRes, MBChB, MRCP, PhD

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I am a Dean's Prize Fellow and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at the University of Manchester and Manchester University NHS Hospitals. I earned my medical degree from the University of Birmingham, undertook junior doctor rotations in Oxford, then moved to Manchester to train as an academic cardiologist. My PhD was funded by a BHF clinical research training fellowship. My research focuses on the mechanisms underlying the rhythm of the heart and how these go awry in pro-arrhythmic conditions such as channelopathies and cardiomyopathies. In particular my interest is in Ca2+ handling in the heart and its manipulation with novel treatments. I particularly enjoy relating lab work to treating patients. In my clinical role as a cardiologist I have subspecialised in inherited cardiac conditions, cardiac MRI and heart failure.





Memberships of committees and professional bodies

British Cardiovascular Society

Association of inherited cardiac conditions

European association of cardiovascular imaging

European working group in cardiac electrophysiology

Physiological Society

European working group in myocardial and pericardial diseases






Intercalated BMed Sc 2005 University of Birmingham

MBChB 2008 University of Birmingham

Foundation training, Oxford, 2008-2010

NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Cardiology, Manchester, 2010-2013

Membership of the Royal College of Physicians 2012

MRes Medical Sciences (distinction) 2013 University of Manchester

PGDip Med Ed 2014 Edge Hill University

European Exam in General Cardiology, European Society Cardiology, 2015

British Heart Foundation Clinical Research Training Fellowship, 2015

Accreditation Transthoracic Echocardiography, British Society Echocardiography, 2017

PhD 2018 University of Manchester

European Exam in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance 2020

Certificate of Completion of Training in Cardiology 2022


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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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