Dr Christian Hamilton Craig, Cardiac Imaging Cardiologist | Research
Specialist in Diagnostic Cardiology, Cardiac CT Angiography, Cardiac MRI, Stress Echocardiography and Risk Assessment, clinics at Queensland Cardiology, University of Queensland.
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ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE
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Position: Associate Professor of Medicine School of Medicine and Centre for Advanced Imaging, University of Queensland

Professor, Griffith University School of Medicine, Sunshine Coast

http://cai.uq.edu.au

Projects:

  • Ultra High Field 7.0 Tesla Cardiac Magnetic Resonance;  ex-vivo stent imaging, in-vivo functional imaging, high resolution scar imaging
  • Exercise Magnetic Resonance Ergometry; left and right contractile reserve in athletes and in pulmonary hypertension
  • Myocardial Relaxometry: quantitative T1 and T2* mapping for early diagnosis in cardiac disorders

 

Contact:  c.hamiltoncraig(AT)uq.edu.au

EMINENT STAFF CARDIOLOGIST
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Position: Eminent Staff Specialist Cardiologist, and Clinical Lead, Richard Slaughter Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular MRI, and Echocardiologist in the TPCH Echocardiography Laboratory

Site: Heart & Lung Institute, The Prince Charles Hospital

http://www.health.qld.gov.au/tpch

Projects:

  • Diagnostic Performance and Cost of CT Angiography versus Stress ECG – a Randomized Prospective Study of 542 Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome Chest Pain in the Emergency Department “CT-COMPARE”
  • Pre-test probability algorithms as a predictor of coronary artery disease in emergency department chest pain
  • Right Ventricular Function in Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Quantitation of mitral regurgitation after percutaneous MitraClip repair comparing quantitative Doppler echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.  “MR-CLIP”

Contact: christian.hamilton-craig(AT)health.qld.gov.au

ADJUNT FULL PROFESSOR, GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY
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Position: Adjunct Full Professor

Site: School of Medicine

https://www.griffith.edu.au/griffith-health/school-medicine

Projects:

  • Exercise Magnetic Resonance in Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Speckle Tracking Strain Echocardiography
  • Feature Tracking Strain Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
ACTIVE RESEARCH PROJECTS and TOPICS

Current RHD Students:

PhD student – Dr Sushil Luis, Mayo Clinic Rochester and The Prince Charles Hospital
PhD student – Dr Aaron Lin, The Prince Charles Hospital & Griffith University

**Current Projects available for Students / Honours / Masters / PhD projects**

  • Comparison of Tissue Tagging versus SSFP feature tracking by cardiac magnetic resonance (suitable for MRT student)
  • TakoTsubo cardiomyopathy by Cardiac MRI – use of SSFP feature tracking post-processing (suitable for MRT student)
  • Tetralogy of Fallot: optimizing analysis technique for RV function by cardiac magnetic resonance (suitable for MRT student Masters/PhD project)
  • Normal Ranges of BiVentricular Function, Flow and T1 Mapping in Healthy Adult Australians (suitable for MRT student: Masters/PhD project)
  • Comparison of sensitivity and specificity of “reference centre” versus “community” based Coronary CT Angiography compared to Invasive Xray Angiography (suit Medical Student / Honours)

Contact:  c.hamiltoncraig(AT)uq.edu.au

FURTHER INFORMATION

For further information contact Associate Professor Christian Hamilton-Craig :

 c.hamiltoncraig(AT)uq.edu.au / chamiltoncraig(AT)gmail.com

3139 5226 or 3139 4000