Christopher Reid


1995 …2023
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Christopher Reid is a cardiovascular epidemiologist with appointments as Research Professor in both the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University and the Schoolof Public Health at Curtin University. He was appointed as a John Curtin Distinguished Professor in 2018 and is Director of the Monash and Curtin Centre’s of Cardiovascular Research and Education (CCRE) and the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Cardiovascular Outcomes Improvement (2016-2020).  He holds a National Health and Medical Research Council Principal Research Fellowship (2018-2022) in addition to being the Chief Investigator on an NHMRC Program Grant (2016-2020) focusing on cardiovascular disease prevention.  He has been awarded over $113M as a Chief Investigator and has received continuous NHMRC funding since 2001.  His major research interests include clinical outcome registries, randomized controlled trials, and epidemiological cohort studies.  He has over 350 peer-reviewed publications, many of which are in leading journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, JACC and the BMJ.  He has been Study Director for the 2nd Australian National Blood Pressure (ANBP2) Study and currently a Chief Investigator for the Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly (ASPREE) Study, the Statins in Reducing Events in the elderly Trial and the Australian arms of the HOPE-3, REACH and CLARIFY Registries. He is a Principal Investigator for the Victorian Cardiac Procedures Registry Project, the Melbourne Interventional Group (MIG) registry, and the ANZSCTS National Cardiac Surgical Registry.  He participates as a WHO consultant for prevention of cardiovascular disease in Mongolia, Vietnam and the West Pacific region.

Related Links:

  • Centre for Cardiovascular Research and Education in Therapeutics
  • Clinical Informatics and Data Management Unit

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Projects 2003 2023

Research Output 1995 2019

Age-specific diastolic dysfunction improves prediction of symptomatic heart failure by Stage B heart failure

Coller, J. M., Gong, F. F., McGrady, M., Jelinek, M. V., Castro, J. M., Boffa, U., Shiel, L., Liew, D., Stewart, S., Krum, H., Reid, C. M., Prior, D. L. & Campbell, D. J., 15 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : JACC: Heart Failure. 6, 4, p. 747–757 11 p.

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Association Between Statin Use and Depressive Symptoms in a Large Community-Dwelling Older Population Living in Australia and the USA: A Cross-Sectional Study

Agustini, B., Mohebbi, M., Woods, R. L., McNeil, J. J., Nelson, M. R., Shah, R. C., Murray, A. M., Ernst, M. E., Reid, C. M., Tonkin, A., Lockery, J. E., Berk, M. & on behalf of the ASPREE Investigator Group, Jul 2019, In : CNS Drugs. 33, 7, p. 685-694 10 p.

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Association of depression with mortality in an elderly treated hypertensive population

Chowdhury, E. K., Berk, M., Nelson, M. R., Wing, L. M. H. & Reid, C. M., Mar 2019, In : International Psychogeriatrics. 31, 3, p. 371-381 11 p.

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Corrigendum: Baseline characteristics of participants in the ASPREE (Aspirin in Reducing Events in the Elderly) Study (Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glw342)

McNeil, J. J., Woods, R. L., Nelson, M. R., Murray, A. M., Reid, C. M., Kirpach, B., Storey, E., Shah, R. C., Wolfe, R. S., Tonkin, A. M., Newman, A. B., Williamson, J. D., Lockery, J. E., Margolis, K. L., Ernst, M. E., Abhayaratna, W. P., Stocks, N., Fitzgerald, S. M., Trevaks, R. E., Orchard, S. G. & 5 others, Beilin, L. J., Donnan, G. A., Gibbs, P., Johnston, C. I. & Grimm, R. H., 1 May 2019, In : Journals of Gerontology - Series A Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences. 74, 5, 1 p.

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