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Andrew Coats

Director of the Monash Warwick Alliance and Academic Vice-President

Monash University, AU and University of Warwick, UK


Prof Coats is Joint Academic Vice-President of Monash University, Australia and the University of Warwick, UK. His research greatly influenced the treatment for chronic heart failure, promoting exercise training instead of bed rest. He has a vast experience in education and publishing.

Prof Coats attended Melbourne Grammar School and studied at Oxford and Cambridge. He has a higher doctorates from Oxford (DM) and Imperial (DSc.). He was appointed Viscount Royston Professor of Cardiology at Imperial College in 1996 and Director of Cardiology and Associate Medical Director of the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS trust. Prof Coats was appointed Dean of Medicine at the University of Sydney in 2002, and subsequently Deputy Vice-Chancellor. He was most recently CEO of the Norwich Research Park, the UK's oldest and largest research and innovation park.

His research interests are chronic heart failure, hypertension, and organizational behaviour. Prof Coats has a MBA from London Business School, is a Diplomate and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and member of the UK Institute of Directors.

Featured Courses

A Review of Emerging ARNI Data in HFrEF
  • 1.00 EBAC

Learning objectives

  • Review updated data of ARNI therapy for HFrEF present at the ESC 2019;
  • understand the current utilisation of ARNI therapy in HFrEF (guidelines and databases);
  • interpret potential mechanistic data related to the clinical benefit of ARNI therapy including imaging and biomarker data;
  • apply new data covering the utilization of ARNI therapy in complex patients including recently decompensated and hospitalized; patients
  • Apply clinical and real-world evidence data for the treatment HFrEF with ARNI therapy.
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Current and Emerging Data on SGLT2 Inhibitors in Heart Failure
  • 1.00 EBAC

Learning objectives

  • Understand the SGLT2 inhibitor cardiovascular outcome trial (CVOT) data;
  • differentiate the latest guideline updates for the treatment of T2D and their recommendations regarding the importance of considering comorbidities, including atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) and heart failure (HF);
  • apply clinical and real-world evidence of the SGLT2 inhibitor class for use in prevention of hospitalisation in HF, as well as future ongoing studies in the treatment of HF;
  • assess the interrelationships linking diabetes, HF and CVD;
  • interpret the potential cardio-renal mechanisms of the SGLT2 inhibitor class in reducing the risk of CV, including HF. Evaluate emerging data of the treatment of HF with SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with or without T2DM.
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