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Professor Robert Storey

  • Professor and Honorary Consultant in Cardiology
  • Academic Director for Academic Directorate of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery



Specialist Clinical Interests

Coronary intervention

Research Interests

Antiplatelet therapy, acute coronary syndromes, thrombosis

Professional Profile

Prof. Storey is Academic Director and an honorary Consultant Cardiologist for the Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery Directorate, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is Professor of Cardiology at the University of Sheffield, UK, where he has headed a platelet research group since 2002 within the Department of Cardiovascular Science.

He has a special interest in the management of ischaemic heart disease, including acute coronary syndromes and coronary intervention. He served as a member of the executive committees for the PLATO and PEGASUS studies, leading the platelet function substudies for these trials, and of the steering committee for the TRA-CER, EPICOR and ATLANTIC studies. He is currently a member of the steering committee for the COMPLETE study. He was Chair of the Working Group on Thrombosis of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) from 2012-2014 and has been a Task Force member for several ESC guidelines on non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes and dyslipidaemias.

Education and Training

B.Sc.Hons (Biochemistry) York 1985; B.M. (Medicine) Southampton 1989; M.R.C.P. 1992; D.M. Nottingham 2001

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies and university posts

Fellow of European Society of Cardiology
Board Member, NIHR Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation 2015-2018


156 original publications. See ‘Storey RF’ on H-index 37.


Additional Information


Name: Tracy Ellender
Telephone: 0114 271 4953



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