Webinar: Tuesday, 28 May 2024, 7PM

Benefits and cardiovascular complications of endocrine therapies in prostate cancer 

Specialist Forum and Astellas Pharma are proud to invite you to a free, CPD accredited webinar with Dr Alexander Lyon, a Senior Lecturer in Cardiology at Imperial College London and a Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Brompton Hospital.  

This webinar is sponsored by Astellas Pharma in the interest of education, awareness, and support. The content and opinions expressed are entirely the speakers’ own work and not influenced by Astellas Pharma in any way. This webinar is accredited for one (1) CPD point and is intended for healthcare professionals practicing in South Africa. 

Presented by
Conrad Strydom

Conrad Strydom

  • Editor: Medical Academic
Dr Alexander Lyon

Dr Alexander Lyon

  • Cardiologist
Dr Lyon graduated with a first-class degree in Physiological Sciences from Oxford University in 1995 before completing his medical training at the John Radcliffe Medical School.   He specialised in Cardiology through training in Oxford, the Royal Brompton Hospital, and Sydney, Australia. His research focused on cardiac gene therapy's impact on ventricular arrhythmias, leading to a PhD and a postdoctoral position at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.   Dr Lyon joined Imperial College in 2008 and became a Senior Lecturer and Consultant Cardiologist in 2012. His clinical interests include heart failure and chemotherapy cardiomyopathy.   He leads heart failure research at the Royal Brompton Hospital and is involved in pioneering myocardial gene therapy trials. Dr Lyon's research spans chemotherapy cardiomyopathy, biological heart failure therapies, Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy, mitochondrial dysfunction, and abnormal calcium physiology.   He holds several professional roles and has received prestigious awards for his contributions to cardiovascular research. Dr Lyon has secured substantial research funding, supervised numerous PhD students, and published extensively in myocardial biology.     

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