Dr. G.B. John Mancini is a tenured Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia and directs an imaging-based research program (Cardiovascular Imaging Research Core Laboratory, CIRCL) that includes facilities for quantitative coronary angiography, ultrasound analysis (coronaries, carotids and brachial artery for atherosclerosis and endothelial function assessments) and cardiac computed tomography analysis. Dr. Mancini remains in active practice as a staff physician in the Vancouver Hospital Cardiology Outpatient Clinic and the Cardiac Computed Tomography Program as well as the St. Paul’s Hospital Healthy Heart Prevention Program/Lipid Clinic.
Dr. Mancini received his MD degree from the University of Toronto, completed his residency at Toronto General Hospital and was a Cardiology and Research Fellow at the University of California at San Diego. After a year in the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor at U.C. San Diego, he joined the faculty of the University of Michigan, where he became Associate Chief of Cardiology and the Chief of the V.A. Section of Cardiology in 1987. He became Chair of Medicine at the University of British Columbia, 1992-2002. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Governor of the American College of Cardiology (British Columbia) and a member of the Circulation Council of the American Heart Association; he is also a member of numerous other professional associations in the United States and Canada. Dr. Mancini is the Past President of the Canadian Society for Clinical Investigation and current President of the Medical/Allied Staff of Vancouver Hospital. He has published over two hundred and fifty journal articles, abstracts, books, and book chapters. He serves as a reviewer for many journals and is currently a member of the editorial boards of the American Journal of Cardiology, the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, and the International Journal of Cardiac Imaging.
Dr. Mancini is currently Coordinating Investigator for the Cardiovascular Imaging Research Core Laboratory for numerous multi-centered trials. His areas of special interest include digital angiography, quantitative coronary angiography, quantitative intravascular ultrasound, quantitative carotid ultrasound, cardiac computed tomography, coronary flow reserve/fractional flow reserve, endothelial dysfunction, primary and secondary CV risk reduction and regression of atherosclerosis.