Biography: Peter Sleight
Consultant physician/cardiologist in Oxford since 1964.
Professor Sleight retired from the British Heart Foundation
sponsored Field Marshall Alexander Chair of Vascular Medicine
in 1994, but continues to work at the John Radcliffe Hospital.
Recent research has assessed the prognostic value of measures
of heart rate variability, and pathophysiological processes
underlying the changes found in patients prone to ischaemic
heart disease, heart failure, and hypertension. He is Deputy
Chairman of the HPS Steering Committee.