Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Paediatric and Child Health Paediatric FH register British Heart Foundation  Heart UK

                     Meet the Project Team



Prof Steve Humphries  is the project lead and has overall responsibility for the success of the register. 

Prof Humphries is British Heart Foundation Professor Cardiovascular Genetics.  He has been in that post, carrying out ground breaking research into FH for over 20 years.    He has a particular interest in genetic testing for FH.   He can be contacted  at the Centre for Cardiovascular Genetics, BHF Laboratories, Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London. Email




Dr Uma Ramaswami is the clinical lead and will respond to clinical queries regarding the register.  She also attends conferences and seminars to speak about the register and promote recruitment.   Dr Ramaswami is a Consultant Metabolic Paediatrician at The Royal Free Hospital, London.  She can be contacted by email:



Maggie Heinrich is the project manager and the first point of contact for signing up to the register, and for general queries or issues.

She can be contacted on 01628 897 905 or 07387253338  Email:


The project team is responsible for managing the Register and you will be contacted by Maggie Heinrich who will give you information on how to sign up.

They are supported by the Project Executive made up of senior managers and clinicians within the Royal College of Physicians, where the Register is based.  The Project Executive can be contacted through Catherine Gallagher (email: ) who has responsibility for the Register on behalf of the RCP. 

The Steering Group meets several times a year and gives strategic direction and on-the-ground advice and support to the project team.