Dr Samer Alabed


Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine and Population Health

Senior Clinical Research Fellow

Dr Samer Alabed
Dr Samer Alabed
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Dr Samer Alabed
Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine and Population Health
18 Claremont Crescent
S10 2TA

For enquiries please contact - ClinMed-Operational@sheffield.ac.uk

Dr Samer Alabed is a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow in Cardiac MRI. He is a PhD candidate at the University of Sheffield working on developing a Cardiac MRI machine learning tools for diagnostic and prognostic assessment. Samer is also a senior registrar in clinical radiology at Sheffield Teaching Hospital with a specialist interest in cardiothoracic imaging.

Samer is an editor at the Cochrane Heart group and a contributor to the Global Burden of Disease study and has several papers cited in European and International guidelines.

Prior to his current role, Samer was an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in clinical radiology and obtained a master’s degree in clinical research Methods at the University of Sheffield in 2019 and a master’s degree in Evidence-Based Health Care at the University of Oxford in 2014.

Research interests

Developing cardiac MRI machine learning tools to aid the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment response in cardiac and pulmonary disease.



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Professional activities and memberships
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy 2021.
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists 2018.
  • Contact editor Cochrane Heart 2020.
  • Collaborator - Global Burden of Disease project 2017.
  • NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Radiology 2014.
Current projects
  • Machine learning to improve disease assessment in cardiac and pulmonary disease - Project Lead Dr Andrew J Swift.