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Francesca Margara

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Francesca Margara

Research Associate



My research focuses on investigating drug action and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy through the multiscale computational modelling and simulation of the human ventricular electromechanical function.

Academic Links: Research Gate  | ORCiD


2012-2015: BSc - Biomedical Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy

2015-2018: MSc - Biomedical Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy

2018-2021: DPhil - Computational Cardiovascular Science, Computer Science, University of Oxford, UK. Marie SkÅ‚odowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “Personalised In-silico Cardiology” (PIC). "Human-based computational investigations into cardiac electromechanical alterations caused by drugs and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy."

2021-now: Research Associate - Computational Cardiovascular Science, Computer Science, University of Oxford, UK. Projects:

- "In silico clinical trials for precision medicine in genetic heart disease: Evaluation study", UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) - Doctoral Impact Scheme.

- Development and use of innovative computational methodologies, combining modelling&simulation and in-silico trials with clinical and experimental data, to investigate heart diseases (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, myocardial infarction) and possible therapeutic targets.