Understanding an uncommon cause of heart attacks with Dr Sivabaskari Pasupathy

Video series: Translating Research

In this episode we hear how Dr Sivabaskari Pasupathy is working to understand an uncommon cause of heart attacks that occur without blockages to the heart’s arteries.

We learn:

  • 1 in 10 heart attacks occur without a blockage to the heart’s arteries
  • there are limited treatment options for these patients
  • about how Dr Pasupathy’s research is understanding why these heart attacks occur and how they can best be treated

About the researcher

Dr Sivabaskari Pasupathy, a post-doctoral clinical research fellow, has made remarkable contributions to the field of Myocardial Infarction with Non-Obstructive Coronary Arteries (MINOCA). Her ground-breaking work has had a profound and wide-reaching impact, revolutionising the understanding and management of this complex condition.

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