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Professor of Medicine, University of Sydney

Professor Semsarian is a Molecular Cardiologist with a specific research focus in the molecular basis of cardiovascular disease, in particular, identifying genes that cause disease and elucidating how these gene defects activate signalling pathways leading to disease.

His research interest over the last 10 years has focused on the molecular and genetic basis of cardiovascular disease and specifically, including studies in cardiomyopathies and sudden cardiac death in the young.


  • 2002–present
    Cardiologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • 2009–present
    Professor of Medicine, University of Sydney
  • 2002–present
    Head of Molecular Cardiology Program, Centenary Institute


  • 1999 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 1990 
    University of Sydney, MB BS

Research Areas

  • Cardiology (Incl. Cardiovascular Diseases) (110201)
  • Genetics (0604)
  • Molecular Medicine (030405)