Professor Anthony Keech

Medicine, Sydney Medical School
NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre

K25 - Medical Foundation Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

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Biographical details

Anthony Keech is a Professor of Medicine, Cardiology and Epidemiology, in the Department of Medicine at the University of Sydney and a practising Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. He holds an NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship and is deputy director of the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre. [More...]

Research interests

Professor Anthony Keech is Deputy Director of the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre. He is a NHMRC Principal Research Fellowship. He is also a practising Consultant Cardiologist at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. His teaching interests relate to general aspects of epidemiology, prevention and treatment of vascular diseases, together with research methods for epidemiological and randomised trials research. In addition, to the training of medical registrars and advanced trainees is on going.

His research interest focus on the rigorous conduct of randomised controlled trials and epidemiological studies, addressing problems of national and international importance - treatments of acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) and acute coronary syndromes (unstable angina), coronary heart disease prevention in relation to dyslipidaemia and diabetes particularly, and combining evidence using prospective meta-analysis.

Current national competitive grants*


Senior Principal Research Fellowship
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NHMRC Career Awards: Research Fellowships ($869,860 over 5 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney